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

What did your Gilbertson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gilbertson. 46% of Gilbertson men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Gilbertson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilbertson were Labourer and Forelady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Logger
    6%
  • Farming
    4%
  • Labourer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Forelady
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gilbertson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Gilbertson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilbertson 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Gilbertson. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Gilbertson. For the veterans among your Gilbertson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilbertson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilbertson lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gilbertson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gilbertson in 1953 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilbertson

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