Gillean Family History

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Gillean Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish or English Gillian.

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


Similar surnames: Gillen, Gillian, Gillman, Gilliand, Hillen, Gillham, Gillson, Tillman

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Gillean Family Origin

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Gillean Family Occupations

What did your Gillean ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gillean occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Gillean's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gillean family was Housekeeping. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillean.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Housekeeping

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Gillean Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gillean. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillean census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gillean. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gillean. For the veterans among your Gillean ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillean Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillean lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gillean life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gillean in 1959 was 42, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillean

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillean ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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