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Gifth Family History

Gifth 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, Wirth, Garth, Guth, Firth, With, Gath, Gish, Rieth, Gitt

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gifth surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Gifth ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 11 census records available for the last name Gifth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gifth 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Gifth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gifth. For the veterans among your Gifth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gifth lifespan?

Between 1982 and 2002, in the United States, Gifth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gifth in 1982 was 68, and 92 in 2002.

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