Geers Family History

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Geers Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of any of various personal names formed with the Germanic element gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’, for example Gerhardt.

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


Similar surnames: Geer, Geels, Goers, Boers, Geen, Beers, Mees, Hees, Eggers, Miers

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Geers Family Origin

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Geers Family Occupations

What did your Geers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Charwoman and House Decorator were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Geers. A less common occupation for the Geers family was Laborer At Gasworks. The most common Geers occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 33% of Geers's were Charwomans.

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  • Charwoman

    33%
  • House Decorator

    33%
  • Laborer At Gasworks

    33%

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

Geers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Geers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Geers. For the veterans among your Geers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geers Life Expectancy

What is the average Geers lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Geers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Geers in 1961 was 57, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geers 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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