Gillette Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Gillette Name Meaning

English: from a feminine form of Gillett 1. French: variant spelling of Gillet.

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

Similar surnames: Gullette, Willette, Gillet, Collette, Gillett, Guillette, Millette

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Gillette Family Origin

Where is the Gillette family from?

Gillette Family Occupations

What did your Gillette ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Gillette. 56% of Gillette women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

View Census data for Gillette | Data not to scale

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • General Hotel Work
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gillette Historical Records

What Gillette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 41,000 census records available for the last name Gillette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Gillette

Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Gillette. 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.

View all Gillette immigration records

Draft Card

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Gillette. For the veterans among your Gillette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Gillette military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gillette family history.

Gillette Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillette lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gillette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gillette in 1942 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillette 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.

Famous Gillette Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial