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Gifis Family History

Gifis Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Giles, Gioia, Gift, Gips, Riis, Geis, Giffin, Garis, Gillis, Gilio

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Where is the Gifis family from?

You can see how Gifis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gifis family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Gifis family living in Minnesota. This was 100% of all the recorded Gifis's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Gifis families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gifis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gifis ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 28 census records available for the last name Gifis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gifis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5 immigration records available for the last name Gifis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1 military records available for the last name Gifis. For the veterans among your Gifis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gifis lifespan?

Between 1982 and 2003, in the United States, Gifis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gifis in 1982 was 76, and 88 in 2003.

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