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Giger Early Origins



The surname Giger was first found in Languedoc where this celebrated family held a family seat from very early times.

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Giger Spelling Variations


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Giger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gigord, Gigorde, Gigorre, Gigorres, Gigort, Gigors, Gigorz, De Gigord, De Gigorde, De Gigorre, De Gigorres, De Gigort, De Gigors, De Gigorz, Gigorns, Guigorns, Gigorium, Guigorcium, Gigor, Gigo, Giger, Gigaud and many more.

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Giger Early History


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Giger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Giger research. Another 827 words (59 lines of text) covering the years 1163, 1212, 1244, 1258, 1262, 1277, 1288, 1327, 1342, 1349, 1400, 1426, 1488, 1500, 1534, 1582, 1587, 1600, 1780, 1783, 1784, 1792, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Giger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Giger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Giger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Raymond De Gigord, Counsellor to the King, Judge and Lieutenant-General of the Duchy of Joyeuse during the 1500's; Nicolas Gigault ( ca. 1627-1707), a French Baroque...

Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Giger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Giger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael Giger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1731
  • Heini Giger, who arrived in America in 1740
  • Abram Giger, who arrived in South Carolina in 1742
  • William Giger, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1760
  • Anna Maria Giger, who landed in America in 1772

Giger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Giger, who landed in Arkansas in 1871

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Contemporary Notables of the name Giger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Giger (post 1700)



  • Isaiah B. Giger, American politician, Burgess of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 1929

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Giger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Doyle, William. The Oxford History of the French Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0192852213).
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    10. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    11. ...

    The Giger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Giger Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 17 November 2015 at 10:47.

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