Gildon Family History

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Gildon Name Meaning

English: from Old English gylden ‘golden’, perhaps applied for someone with golden hair.

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


Similar surnames: Eldon, Wilton, Dillon, Baldon, Tilton, Hilton, Girton, Weldon, Milton

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Gildon Family Origin

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Gildon Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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In 1880, Carpenter, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildon. A less common occupation for the Gildon family was Keeping House. The most common Gildon occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Gildon's were Carpenters.

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Gildon Historical Records

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Gildon Life Expectancy

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