Gidden Family History

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Gidden Name Meaning

English: variant of Giddings.

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


Similar surnames: Giddens, Godden, Sidden, Ledden, Kidder, Gladen, Linden, Glidden

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Gidden Family Origin

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Gidden Family Occupations

What did your Gidden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gidden family was Keeping House. The most common Gidden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Gidden's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gidden.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Farm Hand

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Gidden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gidden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gidden 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 Gidden. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Gidden. For the veterans among your Gidden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gidden Life Expectancy

What is the average Gidden lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Gidden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Gidden in 1965 was 76, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gidden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gidden 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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