Giddens Family History

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Giddens Name Meaning

English: variant of Giddings.

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

Similar surnames: Gidden, Siddens, Godden, Givens, Sidden, Bivens, Wilkens, Riddles

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Giddens Family Origin

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Giddens Family Occupations

What did your Giddens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Giddens. A less common occupation for the Giddens family was Laborer. The most common Giddens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Giddens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Giddens Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Giddens Life Expectancy

What is the average Giddens lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Giddens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Giddens in 1944 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giddens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Giddens 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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