Gittleson Family History

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Gittleson Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized variant of Gittelson, metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Gitl, a pet form of Gute, + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

Similar surnames: Kittleson, Gittler, Wittlin, Milleson, Tilson, Matteson, Gittleman

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Gittleson Family Origin

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Gittleson Family Occupations

What did your Gittleson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Merchant and Storekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gittleson. The most common Gittleson occupation in Canada was Merchant. 50% of Gittleson's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

  • Storekeeper


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Gittleson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gittleson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gittleson 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 381 immigration records available for the last name Gittleson. 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 189 military records available for the last name Gittleson. For the veterans among your Gittleson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gittleson Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Gittleson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gittleson in 1960 was 65, and 87 in 2003.

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