Gaier Family History

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Gaier Name Meaning

South German and Austrian form of Geyer. German: occupational name for a forest warden, from a derivative of Slavic gaj ‘grove’.

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

Similar surnames: Geier, Gaiser, Hayer, Gauer, Gier, Gager, Gaber, Lier, Laier, Gabel

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Gaier Family Origin

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Gaier Family Occupations

What did your Gaier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Boar Man, Farmer and Grain Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaier. The most common Gaier occupation in the USA was Boar Man. 14% of Gaier's were Boar Mans. A less common occupation for the Gaier family was Millinery Store.

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  • Boar Man

  • Farmer

  • Grain Dealer

  • Millinery Store


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gaier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gaier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gaier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaier 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 696 immigration records available for the last name Gaier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 373 military records available for the last name Gaier. For the veterans among your Gaier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaier Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaier lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gaier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Gaier in 1962 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaier 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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