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Gifts Family History

Gifts 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, Giles, Gips, Mitts, Kilts, Witts, Gitt, Kitts, Girt, Gibas

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Where is the Gifts family from?

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

What did your Gifts ancestors do for a living?

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

What Gifts family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 61 census records available for the last name Gifts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gifts 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 Gifts. 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 14 military records available for the last name Gifts. For the veterans among your Gifts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gifts lifespan?

Average Gifts life expectancy in 1994 was 79 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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