Giza Family History

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Giza Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from gi?za ‘hind leg of an ox or swine’, possibly applied as a metonymic occupational name for a butcher. Albanian (Gjizë): occupational name for a maker or seller of cheese, from gjizë ‘skim-milk cheese’. In the form Gizas this is also found as a Greek and Aromanian family name.

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

Similar surnames: Maza, Buza, Vida, Giro, Gill, Ginn, Guza, Via, Guba, Mina

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Giza Family Origin

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Giza Family Occupations

What did your Giza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Giza. 34% of Giza men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Giza women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Giza were Carpenter and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Miner
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Giza Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Giza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giza 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 784 immigration records available for the last name Giza. 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 777 military records available for the last name Giza. For the veterans among your Giza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giza Life Expectancy

What is the average Giza lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Giza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Giza in 1950 was 29, and 77 in 2004.

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