Geisel Family History

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Geisel Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Gisel- (see Giesel).

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

Similar surnames: Geibel, Heisel, Beisel, Meisel, Weisel, Leidel, Gessel, Geiser, Gisel

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Geisel Family Origin

Where is the Geisel family from?

Geisel Family Occupations

What did your Geisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Geisel occupation in the UK was Baker (Employ 2 Hands). 33% of Geisel's were Baker (Employ 2 Hands)s. A less common occupation for the Geisel family was Master Baker Employing 8 Hands. Baker (Employ 2 Hands) and Master Baker Employing 1 Hand were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Geisel.

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  • Baker (Employ 2 Hands)

  • Master Baker Employing 1 Hand

  • Master Baker Employing 8 Hands


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

Geisel Historical Records

What Geisel family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Geisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geisel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Geisel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Geisel. For the veterans among your Geisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geisel Life Expectancy

What is the average Geisel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Geisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Geisel in 1952 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geisel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geisel 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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