Geiken Family History

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Geiken Name Meaning

North German: probably a patronymic from the Frisian personal name Geick, Geike.

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


Similar surnames: Heiken, Gerken, Gebben, Oetken, Heikes, Eiben, Deike, Geffen, Geen

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Geiken Family Origin

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Geiken Family Occupations

What did your Geiken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Geiken. 58% of Geiken men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Geiken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Geiken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geiken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 198 immigration records available for the last name Geiken. 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 Card

There are 214 military records available for the last name Geiken. For the veterans among your Geiken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geiken Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Geiken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Geiken in 1961 was 70, and 91 in 2004.

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