Gilbertsen Family History

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Gilbertsen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Gilbert.

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


Similar surnames: Gilbertson, Eilertsen, Albertsen, Sivertsen, Gundersen, Wilhelmsen

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Gilbertsen Family Origin

Where is the Gilbertsen family from?

Gilbertsen Family Occupations

What did your Gilbertsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Carpenter and Com. Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilbertsen. A less common occupation for the Gilbertsen family was Laborer. The most common Gilbertsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Gilbertsen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Com. Laborer

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Gilbertsen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gilbertsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilbertsen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gilbertsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Gilbertsen in 1955 was 51, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilbertsen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilbertsen 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.

Famous Gilbertsen Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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