Gilfillan Family History

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Gilfillan Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Faoláin ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Faolán’ (see Whelan).

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


Similar surnames: Gilliland, Gillian, Gilsenan, Gilligan, Kilgallon, Kilcullen, Gilpin

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Gilfillan Family Origin

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Gilfillan Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • General Dealer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Brassfinisher

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, General Dealer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilfillan. A less common occupation for the Gilfillan family was Brassfinisher. The most common Gilfillan occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Gilfillan's were Coal Miners.

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Gilfillan Life Expectancy

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