Giesen Family History

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Giesen Name Meaning

patronymic from Giese. habitational name from Giessen in Hesse, which derives its name from a castle ze den Giezzen ‘on the streams’.

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


Similar surnames: Riesen, Niesen, Giesel, Wiesen, Giese, Rieser, Gilgen, Sieren

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Giesen Family Origin

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Giesen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giesen. A less common occupation for the Giesen family was Laborer. The most common Giesen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Giesen's were Farmers.

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Giesen Historical Records

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Giesen Life Expectancy

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