Gildemeister Family History

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Gildemeister Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for the head of a craft guild, Middle Low German gildemester ‘guild master’.

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


Similar surnames: Hagemeister, Hameister, Zinsmeister, Burmeister, Wehrmeister

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Gildemeister Family Origin

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Gildemeister Family Occupations

What did your Gildemeister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gildemeister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gildemeister's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Comm Mercht were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildemeister. A less common occupation for the Gildemeister family was Jeweler.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Comm Mercht

    17%
  • Jeweler

    17%

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Gildemeister Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gildemeister Life Expectancy

What is the average Gildemeister lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gildemeister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gildemeister in 1960 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gildemeister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gildemeister 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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