Giesy Family History

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Giesy Name Meaning

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

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

Similar surnames: Giesey, Gies, Geesey, Gieck, Biery, Gresh, Giedd, Dies, Gisi, Geese

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Giesy Family Origin

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Giesy Family Occupations

What did your Giesy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Giesy. 50% of Giesy men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Giesy women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Giesy were Truck Driver and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Housewife

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

Giesy Historical Records

What Giesy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Giesy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giesy 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 127 immigration records available for the last name Giesy. 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 265 military records available for the last name Giesy. For the veterans among your Giesy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giesy Life Expectancy

What is the average Giesy lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Giesy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Giesy in 1964 was 73, and 99 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giesy 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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