Giesler Family History

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Giesler Name Meaning

reduced form of German Gieseler. it may also be a topographic name derived from South German giessel ‘waterfall’, ‘whirlpool’. In the U.S., it is also an altered spelling of Geisler.

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


Similar surnames: Gisler, Risler, Gesler, Kiesler, Gieser, Giebler, Grieser, Diestler

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Giesler Family Origin

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Giesler Family Occupations

What did your Giesler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Giesler family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giesler. The most common Giesler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Giesler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Giesler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Giesler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giesler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Giesler. 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 Giesler. For the veterans among your Giesler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giesler Life Expectancy

What is the average Giesler lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Giesler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Giesler in 1952 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giesler 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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