Giel Family History

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Giel Name Meaning

from a medieval personal name of which the original form was Latin Aegidius, from Greek aigidion ‘kid’, ‘young goat’. Compare English Giles. in some instances, an altered spelling of Geil.

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


Similar surnames: Gill, Giles, Gil, Viel, Piel, Gibel, Kiel, Ziel, Hill, Gies

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Giel Family Origin

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Giel Family Occupations

What did your Giel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Collector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Giel.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Collector
    100%

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

Giel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Giel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Giel. 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 Giel. For the veterans among your Giel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giel Life Expectancy

What is the average Giel lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Giel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Giel in 1943 was 38, and 56 in 2004.

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