Gaida Family History

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Gaida Name Meaning

Lithuanian: nickname from gaidys ‘rooster’. Latvian: from a personal name, Gaida, based on the verb gaidit ‘to wait’. Polish and Lithuanian: variant spelling of Gajda. Respelling of French Gaide, from Gaido, a personal name of Germanic origin, possibly related to gar, ger ‘lance’, ‘spear’.

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

Similar surnames: Gajda, Gayda, Gazda, Vida, Gaia, Guida, Rada, Gard, Ida, Gaeta

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Gaida Family Origin

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Gaida Family Occupations

What did your Gaida ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gaida. 67% of Gaida men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Student

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

Gaida Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gaida. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaida 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 772 immigration records available for the last name Gaida. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 770 military records available for the last name Gaida. For the veterans among your Gaida ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaida Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaida lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gaida life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gaida in 1954 was 48, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaida

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaida 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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