Gildon Family History

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Gildon Name Meaning

English: from Old English gylden ‘golden’, perhaps applied for someone with golden hair.

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


Similar surnames: Eldon, Wilton, Dillon, Baldon, Tilton, Hilton, Girton, Weldon, Milton

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Gildon Family Origin

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Gildon Family Occupations

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  • Cabman

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    14%
  • Ironworks Labourer

    14%
  • Leather Bag Maker

    14%

In 1881, the most common Gildon occupation in the UK was Cabman. 14% of Gildon's were Cabmans. Cabman, Harness Maker and Ironworks Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildon. A less common occupation for the Gildon family was Leather Bag Maker.

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Gildon Historical Records

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Gildon Life Expectancy

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