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Giftakis Family History

Giftakis 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: Gianakos, Vitalis, Gift, Takes, Vlahakis, Itkin, Liptak, Stakes

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Where is the Giftakis family from?

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

What did your Giftakis ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 30 census records available for the last name Giftakis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giftakis 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 35 immigration records available for the last name Giftakis. 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 4 military records available for the last name Giftakis. For the veterans among your Giftakis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Giftakis lifespan?

Between 1973 and 1982, in the United States, Giftakis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Giftakis in 1973 was 78, and 84 in 1982.

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