Gildea Family History

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Gildea Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Dhé ‘son of the servant of God’, from Dia ‘God’. The name originated with a monastic family in Donegal in the 11th century.

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


Similar surnames: Giles, Golden, Gilmer, Gillen, Gilkey, Gillem, Gilkes, Gilde, Gilger

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Gildea Family Origin

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Gildea Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    10%
  • Captn Militia

    5%
  • Cotton Spinner (C.M.)

    5%
  • Dock Labourer

    5%

In 1881, annuitant, Captn Militia and Cotton Spinner (C.M.) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildea. The most common Gildea occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 10% of Gildea's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Gildea family was Dock Labourer.

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Gildea Historical Records

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Gildea Life Expectancy

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