Giggey Family History

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Giggey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Gigy or Gygi, which is most probably an unflattering nickname from Middle High German giege ‘fool’.

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


Similar surnames: Gnagey, Figge, Giesey, Gigler, Gilgen, Giger, Gingery, Ginger, Digges

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Giggey Family Origin

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Giggey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Farner Son

    10%

In 1881, the most common Giggey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Giggey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Giggey family was Farner Son. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giggey.

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Giggey Historical Records

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Giggey Life Expectancy

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