Geisen Family History

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Geisen Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Giso (see Geis).

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


Similar surnames: Geiken, Neisen, Geise, Eisen, Geiser, Geisel, Leisen, Gerken, Eiben

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Geisen Family Origin

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Geisen Family Occupations

What did your Geisen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geisen family was Copper Smith. Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geisen. The most common Geisen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Geisen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Copper Smith

    8%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Geisen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Geisen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geisen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geisen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Geisen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Geisen. For the veterans among your Geisen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geisen Life Expectancy

What is the average Geisen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Geisen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Geisen in 1962 was 89, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geisen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geisen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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