Geers Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of various personal names formed with the Germanic element gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’, for example Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Geer, Geels, Goers, Boers, Geen, Beers, Mees, Hees, Eggers, Miers

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Geers Family Origin

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Geers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Grocer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geers. A less common occupation for the Geers family was Grocer. The most common Geers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Geers's were Farmers.

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Geers Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Geers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Geers in 1961 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geers

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