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Gideon Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Biblical name meaning ‘one who cuts down’ in Hebrew. It was borne by an Israelite leader appointed to deliver his people from the Midianites (Judges 6:14).

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


Similar surnames: Gedeon, Widen, Wider, Gritton, Gaden, Pidgeon, Gibbon, Iden, Girton

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Gideon Family Origin

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Gideon Family Occupations

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  • Estate Agent

    20%
  • Goods Porter (Ry)

    20%
  • Housekeeper

    20%
  • Retired Merchant

    20%

In 1881, Estate Agent, Goods Porter (Ry) and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gideon. The most common Gideon occupation in the UK was Estate Agent. 20% of Gideon's were Estate Agents. A less common occupation for the Gideon family was Retired Merchant.

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Gideon Historical Records

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Gideon Life Expectancy

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