Gellis Family History

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Gellis Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Gelles.

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


Similar surnames: Gelles, Tillis, Gell, Gelin, Bellis, Gallis, Tellis, Mellis, Nellis

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Gellis Family Origin

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Gellis Family Occupations

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  • Cordwainer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Genrl Labourer

    20%
  • Independant Minister Glenorchy Chapel

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gellis family was Independant Minister Glenorchy Chapel. The most common Gellis occupation in the UK was Cordwainer. 20% of Gellis's were Cordwainers. Cordwainer, Farmer and Genrl Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gellis.

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Gellis Historical Records

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Gellis Life Expectancy

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