Giger Family History

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Giger Name Meaning

Swiss or Americanized spelling of German Geiger.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Gieger, Gyger, Geiger, Gigler, Kiger, Riser, Giggey, Wiser, Piker

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Giger Family Origin

Where is the Giger family from?

Giger Family Occupations

What did your Giger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Giger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Giger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Giger family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giger.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Giger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Giger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Giger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Giger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Giger. For the veterans among your Giger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giger Life Expectancy

What is the average Giger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Giger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Giger in 1951 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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