Giddens Family History

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Giddens Name Meaning

English: variant of Giddings.

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


Similar surnames: Gidden, Siddens, Godden, Givens, Sidden, Bivens, Wilkens, Riddles

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Giddens Family Origin

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Giddens Family Occupations

What did your Giddens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Giddens. 3% of Giddens men worked as a Bricklayer and 55% of Giddens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Giddens were Agricultural Labourer and Shorthand Typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
    3%
  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Farm Labourer
    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Housework
    2%
  • Shorthand Typist
    2%

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

Giddens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Giddens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giddens 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Giddens. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Giddens. For the veterans among your Giddens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giddens Life Expectancy

What is the average Giddens lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Giddens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Giddens in 1944 was 38, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Giddens

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