Gilder Family History

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Gilder Name Meaning

English: variant of Gold 1.

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

Similar surnames: Golder, Giller, Wilder, Gildner, Gilmer, Tiller, Hilder, Galler

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Gilder Family Origin

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Gilder Family Occupations

What did your Gilder ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Managing Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gilder. The most common Gilder occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Gilder's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Managing Clerk


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Gilder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Gilder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilder 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gilder. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gilder. For the veterans among your Gilder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilder Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilder lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gilder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1951. The average life expectancy for Gilder in 1951 was 84, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilder 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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