Gittleson Family History

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Gittleson Name Meaning

Jewish: Americanized variant of Gittelson, metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Gitl, a pet form of Gute, + German Sohn ‘son’.

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


Similar surnames: Kittleson, Gittler, Wittlin, Milleson, Tilson, Matteson, Gittleman

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Gittleson Family Origin

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Gittleson Family Occupations

What did your Gittleson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gittleson occupation in Canada was Merchant. 50% of Gittleson's were Merchants. Merchant and Storekeeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gittleson.

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  • Merchant

    50%
  • Storekeeper

    50%

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

Gittleson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gittleson Life Expectancy

What is the average Gittleson lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Gittleson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gittleson in 1960 was 65, and 87 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gittleson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gittleson 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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