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Giddings Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a group of villages near Huntingdon, called Great, Little, and Steeple Gidding, named from Old English Gyddingas ‘people of Gydda’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Iddings, Gilling, Eddings, Golding, Wilding, Dudding, Gittings

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Giddings Family Origin

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Giddings Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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

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Giddings Historical Records

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Giddings Life Expectancy

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