Geis Name Meaning

from the personal name Giso, a short form of any of the various personal names with the initial element Gis- such as Giselbrecht, Giselher. probably a respelling of Geiss, Gies, Giese.

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


Similar surnames: Gess, Meis, Neis, Deis, Reis, Heis, Leis, Bess, Sens, Gehl

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Geis Family Origin

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Geis Family Occupations

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  • Book Binder Or Boralinder

    25%
  • Compositor

    25%
  • Foreman In Sugar Refinery

    25%
  • Printers Reader

    25%

In 1881, Book Binder Or Boralinder, Compositor and Foreman In Sugar Refinery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geis. A less common occupation for the Geis family was Printers Reader. The most common Geis occupation in the UK was Book Binder Or Boralinder. 25% of Geis's were Book Binder Or Boralinders.

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Geis Historical Records

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Geis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Geis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Geis in 1949 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geis

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