Gislason Family History

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Gislason Name Meaning

Icelandic: patronymic from the personal name Gisli (see Giesel).

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


Similar surnames: Willison, Gosson, Wilson, Asleson, Gladson, Milleson, Gillon, Gillion

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Gislason Family Origin

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Gislason Family Occupations

What did your Gislason ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gislason occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Gislason's were Farmers. Farmer and Clerk In Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gislason.

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Clerk In Store

    20%

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

Gislason Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gislason. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gislason 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gislason. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gislason. For the veterans among your Gislason ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gislason Life Expectancy

What is the average Gislason lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gislason life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Gislason in 1961 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gislason

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gislason 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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