Gildehaus Family History

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Gildehaus Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a guild house, Middle Low German gildehuse, or a habitational name from a place near Bentheim in Lower Saxony, named with this word. This name found predominantly in MO.

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

Similar surnames: Niehaus, Feldhaus, Nordhaus, Holthaus, Althaus, Gilde, Gelhaus

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Gildehaus Family Origin

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Gildehaus Family Occupations

What did your Gildehaus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gildehaus occupation in the USA was Moulder. 27% of Gildehaus's were Moulders. A less common occupation for the Gildehaus family was Keeping Saloon. Moulder, Keeper Of Bar Room and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildehaus.

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  • Moulder

  • Keeper Of Bar Room

  • Keeping House

  • Keeping Saloon


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Gildehaus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gildehaus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gildehaus 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 399 immigration records available for the last name Gildehaus. 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 123 military records available for the last name Gildehaus. For the veterans among your Gildehaus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gildehaus Life Expectancy

What is the average Gildehaus lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gildehaus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gildehaus in 1951 was 36, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gildehaus

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gildehaus 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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