Giggey Family History

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Giggey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Gigy or Gygi, which is most probably an unflattering nickname from Middle High German giege ‘fool’.

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

Similar surnames: Gnagey, Figge, Giesey, Gigler, Gilgen, Giger, Gingery, Ginger, Digges

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Giggey Family Origin

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Giggey Family Occupations

What did your Giggey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Gold & Silver Mining and House Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giggey. A less common occupation for the Giggey family was Works In Log Job. The most common Giggey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Giggey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Gold & Silver Mining

  • House Joiner

  • Works In Log Job


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

Giggey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Giggey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giggey 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 212 immigration records available for the last name Giggey. 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 522 military records available for the last name Giggey. For the veterans among your Giggey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giggey Life Expectancy

What is the average Giggey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Giggey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Giggey in 1949 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giggey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giggey 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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