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Gizzi Name Meaning

Italian: probably a patronymic from Gizio, a reduced form of the personal name Egizio, from an ethnic name relating to Egypt.

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

Similar surnames: Mizzi, Lizzi, Gazzo, Izzi, Pizzi, Luzzi, Zizzi, Guzzi, Ghezzi, Tozzi

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Where is the Gizzi family from?

You can see how Gizzi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gizzi family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Gizzi families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 23 Gizzi families living in New York. This was about 30% of all the recorded Gizzi's in USA. New York had the highest population of Gizzi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gizzi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gizzi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gizzi. 36% of Gizzi men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Gizzi women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gizzi were Salesman and Inspector. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Barber
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Dressmaker
  • Inspector
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gizzi. 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 Cards

There are 694 military records available for the last name Gizzi. For the veterans among your Gizzi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gizzi lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gizzi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gizzi in 1949 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

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