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Gulden Name Meaning

German (also Gülden): from the name of the coin (English guilder), from Middle High German guldin ‘golden’; it was probably applied as a nickname, or a status name with reference to a medieval tax obligation. German: nickname or topographic name for someone living near a cesspool, a euphemistic application of Middle Low German gülden, gulden, Middle High German guldin ‘gold’, ‘golden’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Gulden, Yiddish guldn, or Polish gulden ‘guilder’ (see 1 above).

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

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Gulden Family Origin

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Gulden Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gulden. A less common occupation for the Gulden family was Farming. The most common Gulden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gulden's were Farmers.

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Gulden Life Expectancy

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