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Geiger Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a violin player or maker, Middle High German giger (an agent derivative of gige ‘violin’), German Geiger.

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


Similar surnames: Seiger, Geiser, Zeiger, Geier, Genser, Geiler, Leiser, Weiher

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Geiger Family Origin

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Geiger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Brewer

    8%
  • Going To School

    8%

In 1881, the most common Geiger occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Geiger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Geiger family was Going To School. Farmer, Baker and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geiger.

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Geiger Historical Records

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Geiger Life Expectancy

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