Gilde Family History

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Gilde Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: habitational name from a place so named near Gifhorn in Lower Saxony.

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

Similar surnames: Milde, Goede, Hille, Eide, Linde, Gerde, Wilde, Gille, Hilde, Diede

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Gilde Family Origin

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Gilde Family Occupations

What did your Gilde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gilde. A less common occupation for the Gilde family was Keeps Boarders. The most common Gilde occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Gilde's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeps Boarders


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

Gilde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gilde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilde 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 659 immigration records available for the last name Gilde. 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 351 military records available for the last name Gilde. For the veterans among your Gilde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilde Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilde lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gilde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gilde in 1955 was 45, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilde 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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