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Gilland Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of Gilliland. In Scotland possibly a habitational name from Gullane near Edinburgh, locally pronounced Gillan.

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


Similar surnames: Gillund, Millan, Gilliland, Gillan, Gillen, Calland, Gillian, Gillard

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Gilland Family Origin

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Gilland Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gilland ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Coal Miner

    10%
  • Alum Work Stoker

    5%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Brush Maker

    5%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Alum Work Stoker and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilland. A less common occupation for the Gilland family was Brush Maker. The most common Gilland occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Gilland's were Coal Miners.

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Gilland Historical Records

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Gilland Life Expectancy

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