Geckler Family History

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Geckler Name Meaning

German: nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German gecke ‘fool’.

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


Similar surnames: Seckler, Heckler, Keckler, Gockley, Meckler, Beckler, Hechler, Decker

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Geckler Family Origin

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Geckler Family Occupations

What did your Geckler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Geckler occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 15% of Geckler's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Geckler family was Bank Clerk. Carpenter, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geckler.

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  • Carpenter

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Bank Clerk

    8%

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

Geckler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geckler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geckler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Geckler. 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 Card

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

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Geckler Life Expectancy

What is the average Geckler lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Geckler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Geckler in 1956 was 51, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geckler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geckler 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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