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Gilchrist Name Meaning

Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Gille Crìosd ‘servant of Christ’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilbride, Gilchrest, Gillis, Christ, Crist, Gilbert, Gilcrest, Chris

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Gilchrist Family Origin

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Gilchrist Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    1%
  • Mason

    1%

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilchrist. A less common occupation for the Gilchrist family was Mason. The most common Gilchrist occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Gilchrist's were Farmers.

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Gilchrist Life Expectancy

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