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Gifith Family History

Gifith 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: Gift, Griffith, Smith, Milich, Gioia, Fitch, Fitz, Weith, Fath, Wirth

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Where is the Gifith family from?

You can see how Gifith families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gifith family name was found in the USA in 1840. In 1840 there was 1 Gifith family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Gifith's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Gifith families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gifith surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gifith ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 46 census records available for the last name Gifith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gifith 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gifith. 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 2 military records available for the last name Gifith. For the veterans among your Gifith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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