Geib Family History

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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

What did your Geib ancestors do for a living?

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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  • German Yeast Salesman

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Geib Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Geib Life Expectancy

What is the average Geib lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geib

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geib 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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