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Gilbreth Family Origin

Where is the Gilbreth family from?

Gilbreth Family Occupations

What did your Gilbreth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gilbreth family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilbreth. The most common Gilbreth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Gilbreth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Gilbreth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gilbreth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilbreth 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Gilbreth. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gilbreth. For the veterans among your Gilbreth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilbreth Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilbreth lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gilbreth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Gilbreth in 1940 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilbreth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilbreth 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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