Giese Name Meaning

German and Danish: from a short form of the personal name Giselbert (see Giesbrecht), or any other Germanic name with gisil as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Giesel, Liese, Giere, Gille, Riewe, Riepe, Wiese, Bliese, Gieske

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Giese Family Origin

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Giese Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Giese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Giese's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Giese family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giese.

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Giese Historical Records

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Giese Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Giese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Giese in 1942 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giese

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