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 1939, Cowman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gilford. 20% of Gilford men worked as a Cowman and 82% of Gilford women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilford were Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cowman
  • Master Baker
  • Farmer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti

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

Gilford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 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.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 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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