Geisler Family History

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Geisler Name Meaning

German (Bavaria and Austria) from the personal name Giselher (see Gieseler). altered spelling of Swiss Geissler, an occupational name for a goatherd, from an agent derivative of from Middle High German geiz ‘goat’.

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

Similar surnames: Geiser, Keisler, Zeisler, Weisler, Gensler, Reisler, Geister, Gisler

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Geisler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Geisler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Geisler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Geisler Family Origin

Where is the Geisler family from?

Geisler Family Occupations

What did your Geisler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bus Conductor and Market Gardener were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Geisler. The most common Geisler occupation in the UK was Bus Conductor. 33% of Geisler's were Bus Conductors. A less common occupation for the Geisler family was Tailor.

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  • Bus Conductor

  • Market Gardener

  • Tailor


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

Geisler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Geisler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geisler 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Geisler. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Geisler. For the veterans among your Geisler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geisler Life Expectancy

What is the average Geisler lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Geisler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Geisler in 1951 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geisler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geisler 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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