Gigante Family History

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Gigante Name Meaning

Italian: from gigante ‘large’, hence a nickname for a big person, in a physical or abstract sense, or possibly an ironical nickname applied to someone who was short in stature.

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


Similar surnames: Mirante, Giganti, Galante, Grande, Gange, Ante, Grant, Grate

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Gigante Family Origin

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Gigante Family Occupations

What did your Gigante ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gigante. 11% of Gigante men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Gigante women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gigante were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Painter
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    7%
  • Operator
    7%
  • Packer
    7%
  • Clerk
    5%

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

Gigante Historical Records

What Gigante family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gigante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gigante 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 Gigante. 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 626 military records available for the last name Gigante. For the veterans among your Gigante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gigante Life Expectancy

What is the average Gigante lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gigante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gigante in 1956 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gigante

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gigante ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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