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Gildner Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name or metonymic occupational name for a worker in gold, from Yiddish gildner ‘golden’. German: variant of Güldner (see Guldner).

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


Similar surnames: Goldner, Guldner, Giller, Willner, Lindner, Bilder, Mildner, Giltner

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Gildner Family Origin

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Gildner Family Occupations

What did your Gildner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gildner family was Blacksmith. The most common Gildner occupation in Canada was Black Smith. 25% of Gildner's were Black Smiths. Black Smith, Farmer and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildner.

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  • Black Smith

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Servant

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    13%

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

Gildner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gildner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gildner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gildner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Gildner in 1943 was 64, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gildner 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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