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Gaylor Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gaillard, associated in particular with the Huguenots.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gaylord, Gayler, Caylor, Aylor, Kaylor, Taylor, Gayles, Naylor

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Gaylor Family Origin

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Gaylor Family Occupations

What did your Gaylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gaylor occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Gaylor's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Boot Closer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaylor. A less common occupation for the Gaylor family was Bricklayers Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Boot Closer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    2%

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

Gaylor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gaylor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaylor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gaylor. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gaylor. For the veterans among your Gaylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaylor Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaylor lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gaylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gaylor in 1940 was 55, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaylor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaylor ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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