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Geesey Family History

Geesey Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Giese . Compare Giesey and Keesey .

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

Similar surnames: Giesey, Keesey, Geese, Giesy, Deese, Keeley, Beese, Gessel, Goewey

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Where is the Geesey family from?

You can see how Geesey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Geesey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Geesey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Geesey families living in London. This was about 43% of all the recorded Geesey's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Geesey families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Geesey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Geesey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Geesey. 25% of Geesey men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Geesey women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Geesey were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Machine Operator
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Geesey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geesey 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 147 immigration records available for the last name Geesey. 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 980 military records available for the last name Geesey. For the veterans among your Geesey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Geesey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Geesey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Geesey in 1949 was 46, and 86 in 2004.

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