Gaylord Family History

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Gaylord Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gaillard, associated in particular with the Huguenots.

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


Similar surnames: Gaylor, Gayler, Caylor, Galford, Aylor, Rayford, Callard, Gaymon

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Gaylord Family Origin

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Gaylord Family Occupations

What did your Gaylord ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gaylord occupation in Canada was Scholar. 33% of Gaylord's were Scholars. Scholar, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaylord. A less common occupation for the Gaylord family was Miller.

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  • Scholar

    33%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Gardener

    11%
  • Miller

    11%

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

Gaylord Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaylord Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaylord lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gaylord life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gaylord in 1944 was 24, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaylord

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaylord 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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