Geels Name Meaning

Dutch: perhaps a patronymic from the Germanic personal name Gailo; otherwise, a variant of Gillis. English and Scottish: possibly, as Black proposes, a variant of Giles.

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


Similar surnames: Neels, Geers, Lees, Weeks, Geer, Gell, Geen, Giel, Reels, Meers

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Geels Family Origin

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Geels Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Geels occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Geels's were Farmings.

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Between 1964 and 2003, Geels life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Geels in 1964 was 68, and 93 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geels

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