Geiser Family History

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Geiser Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: occupational name for a goatherd, from a derivative of Middle High German geiz ‘goat’.

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

Similar surnames: Geisler, Gaiser, Geiger, Reiser, Geisert, Beiser, Leiser, Genser

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Geiser Family Origin

Where is the Geiser family from?

Geiser Family Occupations

What did your Geiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geiser family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geiser. The most common Geiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Geiser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Geiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Geiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geiser 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Geiser. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Geiser. For the veterans among your Geiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Geiser lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Geiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Geiser in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geiser 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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