Gigler Family History

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Gigler Name Meaning

South German: variant of Geiger or, more likely, a nickname for a silly person or fool, from Middle High German gi(e)gel ‘beguiler’, ‘fool’.

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


Similar surnames: Bigler, Hegler, Sigler, Gisler, Giller, Geiger, Giggey, Sisler

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Gigler Family Origin

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Gigler Family Occupations

What did your Gigler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gigler. 15% of Gigler men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Gigler women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gigler were Barber and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Labor
    5%
  • Barber
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    8%
  • Adult Elocution Teacher
    4%
  • Catering
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

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

Gigler Historical Records

What Gigler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gigler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gigler 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Gigler. 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 464 military records available for the last name Gigler. For the veterans among your Gigler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gigler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gigler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gigler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gigler in 1959 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gigler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gigler 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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