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Gideon Name Meaning

Jewish: from the Biblical name meaning ‘one who cuts down’ in Hebrew. It was borne by an Israelite leader appointed to deliver his people from the Midianites (Judges 6:14).

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


Similar surnames: Gedeon, Widen, Wider, Gritton, Gaden, Pidgeon, Gibbon, Iden, Girton

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Gideon Family Origin

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Gideon Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labor

    29%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Servant

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gideon family was Servant. Farm Labor, Butcher and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gideon. The most common Gideon occupation in Canada was Farm Labor. 29% of Gideon's were Farm Labors.

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Gideon Historical Records

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Gideon Life Expectancy

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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