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Gideon Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Biblical name meaning ‘one who cuts down’ in Hebrew. It was borne by an Israelite leader appointed to deliver his people from the Midianites (Judges 6:14).

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

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Gideon Family Origin

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Gideon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Gideon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Gideon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gideon. A less common occupation for the Gideon family was Keeping House.

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Gideon Life Expectancy

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Famous Gideon Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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