Gilford Family History

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Gilford Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Guilford.

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


Similar surnames: Gifford, Galford, Tilford, Willford, Allford, Liford, Wilford

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Gilford Family Origin

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Gilford Family Occupations

What did your Gilford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gilford family was Ag La. Farmer, Coal Miner and Framework Knitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilford. The most common Gilford occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Gilford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Framework Knitter

    5%
  • Ag La

    3%

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

Gilford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gilford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilford census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gilford

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gilford. 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 Gilford. For the veterans among your Gilford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilford Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilford lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gilford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gilford in 1956 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilford 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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