Geib Name Meaning

German: from an old word for ‘dirt’, ‘grime’, presumably applied as a derogatory nickname.

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


Similar surnames: Garb, Geil, Leib, Gehl, Feig, Gear, Heit, Gil, Eib, Lein

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Geib Family Origin

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Geib Family Occupations

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  • German Yeast Salesman

    100%

In 1881, the most common Geib occupation in the UK was German Yeast Salesman. 100% of Geib's were German Yeast Salesmans.

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Geib Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Geib life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Geib in 1940 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geib

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