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Gietzen Name Meaning

German: probably a topographic name for someone living by a stream or flood plain, from Middle High German gieze ‘torrent’, ‘flood’. Compare Giesen.

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


Similar surnames: Dietzen, Bitzer, Kietzman, Goethe, Eitzen, Stetzel, Giltner, Fitzer

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Gietzen Family Origin

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Gietzen Family Occupations

What did your Gietzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gietzen occupation in the USA was Cattle Dealer. 25% of Gietzen's were Cattle Dealers. A less common occupation for the Gietzen family was Tinner. Cattle Dealer, Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gietzen.

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  • Cattle Dealer

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Tinner

    25%

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Gietzen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gietzen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gietzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gietzen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, Gietzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gietzen in 1953 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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