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Giffing Family History

Giffing Name Meaning

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

2,454 Historical Documents with Giffing on Ancestry.com
721 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
140 Military Records
16 Immigration Records
572 Census and Voter Lists
1,005 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Giffing Families

  • Number of Giffing families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Giffing last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Giffing last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Giffing census records

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Giffing Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Giffing families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Giffing Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Giffing families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Giffing

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Giffing Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Giffing census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Giffing ancestors, such as occupation.

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Giffing Civil War Service Records

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