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Gaiser Surname Meaning

German: occupational name for a goatherd or a nickname for a capricious person from an agent derivative of Middle High German geiz ‘goat’. Compare Yeiser .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Geiser, Ganser, Zaiser, Kaiser, Gasser, Gaier, Naiser, Geiger, Raiser

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Where is the Gaiser family from?

You can see how Gaiser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gaiser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gaiser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 51 Gaiser families living in Ontario. This was about 98% of all the recorded Gaiser's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Gaiser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gaiser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gaiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Gaiser. 84% of Gaiser men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Contractor
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Gaiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaiser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

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

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Gaiser. For the veterans among your Gaiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gaiser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gaiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gaiser in 1952 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

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