Gillian Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Gillian Name Meaning

English: variant of Julian. Irish (Tyrone and Derry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gileáin ‘son of Gileán’, a variant of the personal name Gealán, from a diminutive of geal ‘bright’, ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilligan, Gillan, Gilpin, Gillion, Gillman, Illian, Gilleran

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Gillian Family Origin

Where is the Gillian family from?

SHOW MORE

Gillian Family Occupations

What did your Gillian ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Baker Lodging House

    5%
  • Boilermaker

    5%
  • Carman

    5%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Baker Lodging House and Boilermaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillian. The most common Gillian occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Gillian's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gillian family was Carman.

Source: Census data for Gillian | Data not to scale

Gillian Historical Records

What Gillian family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gillian ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gillian

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Gillian Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillian lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillian 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Gillian Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Look up another name