Gildersleeve Family History

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Gildersleeve Name Meaning

English: nickname for a flamboyant dresser, from Middle English gyldenesleve ‘golden sleeve’.

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


Similar surnames: Rinderle, Silverstone, De Cleene, Findeisen, Calverley, Vanderweele

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Gildersleeve Family Origin

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Gildersleeve Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gildersleeve family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildersleeve. The most common Gildersleeve occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Gildersleeve's were Farmers.

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Gildersleeve Historical Records

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Gildersleeve Life Expectancy

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