Gisel Name Meaning

Swiss German and German: variant spelling of Giesel or Geisel.

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


Similar surnames: Gisler, Gissel, Giesel, Kisel, Gise, Visel, Hisel, Riser, Geisel

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Gisel Family Origin

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Gisel Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

In 1880, the most common Gisel occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Gisel's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Gisel family was Blacksmith. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gisel.

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Gisel Historical Records

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Gisel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Gisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Gisel in 1957 was 38, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gisel

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