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

What did your Gissendanner ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Laborer

    17%
  • Labors On Farm

    17%

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Gissendanner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gissendanner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gissendanner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gissendanner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gissendanner in 1954 was 61, and 71 in 2004.

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