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Gilder Family History

Gilder Name Meaning
English: variant of Gold 1.

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

130,678 Historical Documents with Gilder on Ancestry.com
33,056 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,508 Military Records
2,821 Immigration Records
30,351 Census and Voter Lists
60,942 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gilder Families

  • Number of Gilder families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gilder families
     110 - 217
     37 - 109
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gilder families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gilder census records

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Gilder 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 Gilder families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Gilder Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gilder 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 Gilder

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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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Gilder Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gilder census records

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

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Gilder Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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