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Githens Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Gittings .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gittens, Gittins, Fithen, Bivens, Gethers, Givens, Giddens, Gatens

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Where is the Githens family from?

You can see how Githens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Githens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Githens families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Githens families living in Durham. This was about 36% of all the recorded Githens's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Githens families in 1891.
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What did your Githens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Githens. 100% of Githens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Githens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Githens 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 342 immigration records available for the last name Githens. 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 923 military records available for the last name Githens. For the veterans among your Githens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Githens lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Githens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Githens in 1942 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

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