Gilliand Family History

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Gilliand Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Gillian. Swiss French: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Gilliard, Gillian, Gillean, Milliard, Gililland, Killian, Gilliland

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Gilliand Family Origin

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Gilliand Family Occupations

What did your Gilliand ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gilliand occupation in the UK was Joiner. 100% of Gilliand's were Joiners.

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  • Joiner


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Gilliand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gilliand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilliand 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Gilliand. 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 867 military records available for the last name Gilliand. For the veterans among your Gilliand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilliand Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilliand lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gilliand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Gilliand in 1959 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilliand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilliand 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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