Gilhooly Family History

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Gilhooly Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ghuala ‘son of the gluttonous lad’, from gola ‘gullet’, ‘gut’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilroy, Gallogly, Gilboy, Gill, Guilfoyle, Milloy, Looby, Gillooly

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Gilhooly Family Origin

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Gilhooly Family Occupations

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  • Ag. Lab.

    8%
  • Brick Work Labourer

    8%
  • Masons Labourer

    8%
  • Chelsea Pensioner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Gilhooly occupation in the UK was Ag. Lab.. 8% of Gilhooly's were Ag. Lab.s. Ag. Lab., Brick Work Labourer and Masons Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilhooly. A less common occupation for the Gilhooly family was Chelsea Pensioner.

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Gilhooly Historical Records

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Gilhooly Life Expectancy

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