Gaisford Family History

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Gaisford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Hansford, Rainford, Wakeford, Galford, Sifford, Gifford, Gafford

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Gaisford Family Origin

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Gaisford Family Occupations

What did your Gaisford ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaisford family was Retired Farmer. Farmer, Bilard Room and Overseer Woolen Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaisford. The most common Gaisford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gaisford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Bilard Room

    11%
  • Overseer Woolen Mill

    11%
  • Retired Farmer

    11%

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

Gaisford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaisford Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaisford lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Gaisford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gaisford in 1965 was 82, and 98 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaisford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaisford 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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