Gilbertson Family History

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Gilbertson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Gilbert. Americanized form of Norwegian Gilbertsen or a cognate in Danish or Swedish.

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


Similar surnames: Gilbertsen, Albertson, Eilertson, Gilbert, Amberson, Gasperson

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Gilbertson Family Origin

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Gilbertson Family Occupations

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  • Dress Maker

    29%
  • Capitaine De Bateau

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

In 1881, the most common Gilbertson occupation in Canada was Dress Maker. 29% of Gilbertson's were Dress Makers. Dress Maker, Capitaine De Bateau and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilbertson. A less common occupation for the Gilbertson family was Farmer.

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Gilbertson Historical Records

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Gilbertson Life Expectancy

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