Geidel Family History

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Geidel Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German giudel ‘braggart’ or ‘squanderer’. variant of Keidel.

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

Similar surnames: Reidel, Keidel, Weidel, Feider, Meidl, Seidel, Speidel, Geibel, Godel

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Geidel Family Origin

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Geidel Family Occupations

What did your Geidel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Geidel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Geidel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Geidel family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geidel.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Geidel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Geidel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geidel 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Geidel. 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 512 military records available for the last name Geidel. For the veterans among your Geidel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geidel Life Expectancy

What is the average Geidel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Geidel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Geidel in 1956 was 38, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geidel 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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