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Gisi Name Meaning

Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Giesel.

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


Similar surnames: Gish, Risi, Lisi, Gast, Ris, Giese, Gust, Mis, Niss, Giel

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Where is the Gisi family from?

You can see how Gisi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gisi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gisi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Gisi family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Gisi's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Gisi families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gisi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gisi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gisi. 32% of Gisi men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Gisi women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gisi were Farming and Teacher.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

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

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gisi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gisi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 270 immigration records available for the last name Gisi. 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 Cards

There are 189 military records available for the last name Gisi. For the veterans among your Gisi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gisi lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gisi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gisi in 1957 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

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