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Gee Name Meaning

Irish: pronounced originally with a hard /g/ a shortened form of McGee Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ (see McCoy ). English: pronounced with a soft g /dʒ/; generally a variant of Jay . French (Gée): habitational name from any of several places called Gée or Gé for example in Maine-et-Loire derived from the Gallo-Roman domain name Gaiacum. Compare Ge . Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 紀 季 and 吉 see Ji 1 2 and 7. Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 葛 see Ge Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 朱 see Zhu 7: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 余 and 俞 see Yu 1 and 8: Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 倪 see Ni .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lee, Mee, Hee, Ge, Nee, Fee, Geer, Bee, Dee, Gere

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Where is the Gee family from?

You can see how Gee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gee families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 1,892 Gee families living in Lancashire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Gee's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Gee families in 1891.
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What did your Gee ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Gee. 9% of Gee men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Gee women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gee were Colliery Hewer and Private Means. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated
  • Bricklayer
  • Colliery Hewer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
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Census Records

There are 324,000 census records available for the last name Gee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 44,000 immigration records available for the last name Gee. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 31,000 military records available for the last name Gee. For the veterans among your Gee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gee lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gee in 1941 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

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