Gyger Family History

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Gyger Name Meaning

Variant spelling in Slavic regions and in Switzerland of German Geiger.

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


Similar surnames: Giger, Tyger, Gayler, Gayer, Mager, Gigler, Ryser, Hyzer, Kyger

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Gyger Family Origin

Where is the Gyger family from?

Gyger Family Occupations

What did your Gyger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gyger family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gyger. The most common Gyger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gyger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Book Keeper

    6%

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

Gyger Historical Records

What Gyger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gyger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gyger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gyger

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gyger. 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 Gyger. For the veterans among your Gyger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gyger Life Expectancy

What is the average Gyger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gyger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Gyger in 1953 was 49, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gyger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gyger 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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