Gildersleeve Family History

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Gildersleeve Name Meaning

English: nickname for a flamboyant dresser, from Middle English gyldenesleve ‘golden sleeve’.

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


Similar surnames: Rinderle, Silverstone, De Cleene, Findeisen, Calverley, Vanderweele

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Gildersleeve Family Origin

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Gildersleeve Family Occupations

What did your Gildersleeve ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Confr Sweet Retailer and General Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildersleeve. The most common Gildersleeve occupation in the UK was Carpenter. 17% of Gildersleeve's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Gildersleeve family was Lodging House Keeper.

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Confr Sweet Retailer

    17%
  • General Dealer

    17%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gildersleeve ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gildersleeve Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gildersleeve. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gildersleeve 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gildersleeve. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gildersleeve. For the veterans among your Gildersleeve ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gildersleeve Life Expectancy

What is the average Gildersleeve lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gildersleeve life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gildersleeve in 1955 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gildersleeve

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gildersleeve 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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