Gigler Family History

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Gigler Name Meaning

South German: variant of Geiger or, more likely, a nickname for a silly person or fool, from Middle High German gi(e)gel ‘beguiler’, ‘fool’.

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


Similar surnames: Bigler, Hegler, Sigler, Gisler, Giller, Geiger, Giggey, Sisler

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Gigler Family Origin

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Gigler Family Occupations

What did your Gigler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gigler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gigler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gigler family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Farms and Shoe & Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gigler.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farms

    17%
  • Shoe & Boot Maker

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

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

Gigler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gigler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gigler 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gigler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gigler. For the veterans among your Gigler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gigler Life Expectancy

What is the average Gigler lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gigler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gigler in 1959 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gigler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gigler 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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