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Gislason Name Meaning

Icelandic: patronymic from the personal name Gisli (see Giesel).

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


Similar surnames: Willison, Gosson, Wilson, Asleson, Gladson, Milleson, Gillon, Gillion

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Gislason Family Origin

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Gislason Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Clerk In Store

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer and Clerk In Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gislason. The most common Gislason occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Gislason's were Farmers.

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Gislason Historical Records

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Gislason Life Expectancy

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