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Gilkey Name Meaning

Northern Irish: unexplained. It may be a pet form of the Scottish personal name Gilchrist.

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


Similar surnames: Gilkes, Wilkey, Dickey, Galley, Hilke, Tilley, Wiley, Milkey, Hilley

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Gilkey Family Origin

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Gilkey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gilkey family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilkey. The most common Gilkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gilkey's were Farmers.

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Gilkey Historical Records

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Gilkey Life Expectancy

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