Gies Name Meaning

North German: variant of Giese. Altered spelling of South German Giess, a variant of Güss (see Guess).

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


Similar surnames: Ries, Dies, Mies, Giesy, Gier, Gries, Guss, Goes, Wies, Kies

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Gies Family Origin

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Gies Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Mason

    20%
  • Farm Labourer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Mason and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gies. The most common Gies occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Gies's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gies family was Carpenter.

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Gies Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Gies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gies in 1952 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gies

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