Giesey Family History

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Giesey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Giese or of Swiss German Giesel.

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


Similar surnames: Giesy, Geesey, Giggey, Gisel, Kinsey, Gieser, Giesel, Keesey, Wiesen

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Giesey Family Origin

Where is the Giesey family from?

Giesey Family Occupations

What did your Giesey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Giesey. 22% of Giesey men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Giesey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Giesey were Printer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Printer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    67%
  • Housekeeper
    34%

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

Giesey Historical Records

What Giesey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Giesey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giesey 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Giesey. 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 371 military records available for the last name Giesey. For the veterans among your Giesey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giesey Life Expectancy

What is the average Giesey lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Giesey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Giesey in 1961 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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