Gifford Family History & Genealogy

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Gifford Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Sep 22, 2020

History

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Name Origin

Gifford is an English surname with two major origins. It could come from the German name Gebhardt, from geb (meaning gift) and hard (brave, hardy, or strong). It might also be from the Old French Giffard, from the Old German giffel, meaning cheek, and used as a nickname for a chubby person. Gifford family history starts with Walter Gifard, noted in the Domesday Book for Cambridgeshire in 1086. Gifford genealogy lays claim to a few famous individuals, such as Arizona Representative and point-blank shooting survivor Gabrielle Giffords; TV host and singer Kathy Lee Gifford; and 18th- and 19th-century satirist, critic, and poet William Gifford.

Spellings & Pronunciations

Giffard, Gifford, Gyford, Gyfford, Jefferd and many more.

Nationality & Ethnicity

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Famous People named Gifford

Frank Gifford; Kathy Lee Gifford

Early Giffords

These are the earliest records we have of the Gifford family.

1096 - Unknown
1220 - August 1297
1257 - Unknown
1484 - Unknown
1667 - Unknown
1687 - 1748
1698 - Unknown
1723 - Unknown

Gifford Family Members

Gifford Family Tree

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Most Common First Names

Sample of 20 Gifford Biographies

September 1873 - Unknown
Mar 11, 1924 - June 1987
Jul 24, 1940 - August 1969
Jan 31, 1920 - October 1986
Feb 2, 1913 - May 1975
Mar 16, 1916 - Jan 17, 2001
Mar 24, 1955 - Jan 20, 1994
May 9, 1926 - Mar 4, 2003
Mar 18, 1901 - October 1981
May 20, 1937 - May 27, 2009
Oct 7, 1906 - December 1981
Mar 15, 1954 - Apr 5, 2011
Nov 16, 1909 - February 1996
Oct 31, 1950 - Apr 3, 2005
Jul 27, 1905 - April 1987
c. 1979 - Unknown
c. 1968 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown

Gifford Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Gifford family member is 71.4 years old according to our database of 8,355 people with the last name Gifford that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

71.4 years

Oldest Giffords

These are the longest-lived members of the Gifford family on AncientFaces.

Aug 24, 1897 - May 3, 2006
108 years
Jul 29, 1896 - Oct 30, 2003
107 years
Nov 13, 1873 - February 1977
103 years
Feb 26, 1898 - Dec 23, 2001
103 years
Dec 11, 1876 - July 1980
103 years
Jan 29, 1896 - Jun 22, 1999
103 years
Jan 2, 1908 - Apr 20, 2011
103 years
May 25, 1891 - Jul 22, 1993
102 years
Feb 13, 1908 - Sep 15, 2010
102 years
Jan 13, 1890 - Jan 19, 1992
102 years

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