Gissendanner Family History

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Gissendanner Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Giezendanner, a Swiss German topographic name, probably from South German giesse ‘waterfall’, ‘torrent’ + tanner ‘dweller near a pine forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Pitsenbarger, Gillenwater, Reisenauer, Greenamyer, Dendinger

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Gissendanner Family Origin

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Gissendanner Family Occupations

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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Laborer

    17%
  • Labors On Farm

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gissendanner family was Labors On Farm. The most common Gissendanner occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Gissendanner's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Farmer Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gissendanner.

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Gissendanner Historical Records

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Gissendanner Life Expectancy

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