Geib Name Meaning

German: from an old word for ‘dirt’, ‘grime’, presumably applied as a derogatory nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Garb, Geil, Leib, Gehl, Feig, Gear, Heit, Gil, Eib, Lein

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Geib Family Origin

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Geib Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farmer Lab

    17%
  • Wagon Maker

    17%

In 1881, Farmer and Farmer Lab were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Geib. The most common Geib occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Geib's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Geib family was Wagon Maker.

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Geib Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Geib life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Geib in 1940 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geib

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