Gisel Family History

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Gisel Name Meaning

Swiss German and German: variant spelling of Giesel or Geisel.

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


Similar surnames: Gisler, Gissel, Giesel, Kisel, Gise, Visel, Hisel, Riser, Geisel

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Gisel Family Origin

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Gisel Family Occupations

What did your Gisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gisel. 32% of Gisel men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Gisel women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gisel were Proprietor and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Manager
    16%
  • Proprietor
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • New Worker
    50%

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

Gisel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gisel 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 237 immigration records available for the last name Gisel. 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 218 military records available for the last name Gisel. For the veterans among your Gisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gisel Life Expectancy

What is the average Gisel lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Gisel in 1957 was 38, and 59 in 2004.

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