Van Gieson Family History

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Van Gieson Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Van Giesen, a habitational name for someone from either of two places called Giessen, in North Brabant and South Holland.

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


Similar surnames: Van Diest, Van Loon, Van Tiem, Van Soest, Van Fossen, Van Veen

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Van Gieson Family Origin

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Van Gieson Family Occupations

What did your Van Gieson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Van Gieson. The most common Van Gieson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Van Gieson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Van Gieson family was Coppersmith.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Brick Mason

    5%
  • Coppersmith

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Van Gieson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Van Gieson Life Expectancy

What is the average Van Gieson lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Van Gieson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Van Gieson in 1966 was 60, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Van Gieson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Van Gieson 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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