Myrtle Lavaun Gifford

3 January 1928–5 January 1928
Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States

The Life of Myrtle Lavaun

When Myrtle Lavaun Gifford was born on 3 January 1928, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, her father, William LeRoy Gifford, was 23 and her mother, Lilly Myrtle Sartain, was 19. She died on 5 January 1928, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 0.

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William LeRoy Gifford
Lilly Myrtle Sartain
Myrtle Lavaun Gifford

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Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name for someone from Giffords Hall in Suffolk. It was originally named in Old English as Gyddingford ‘ford associated with Gydda’. Compare Giddens . 2. possibly in some cases a variant spelling of Giffard , which may derive from an Old German personal name, Gifard, or from a Middle English nickname from Old French giffard ‘chubby-cheeked’, ‘bloated’ (a pejorative of giffel ‘jaw’, ‘cheek’, of Germanic origin).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Myrtle Lavaun Gifford, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Myrtle Lavaun Gifford, "Find A Grave Index"

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