Gilliard Family History

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Gilliard Name Meaning

English and northern Irish (county Down): probably a variant of Gillard. French and Swiss French: from a derivative of Gillier, from the Germanic personal name Giselher, composed of gisil ‘hostage’, ‘pledge’, ‘noble offspring’ (see Giesel) + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Gillard, Hilliard, Millard, Gilliand, Billard, Willard, Dilliard

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Gilliard Family Origin

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Gilliard Family Occupations

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Bricklayers Lab

    3%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1881, the most common Gilliard occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoe Maker. 7% of Gilliard's were Boot & Shoe Makers. A less common occupation for the Gilliard family was Butcher. Boot & Shoe Maker, Blacksmith and Bricklayers Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilliard.

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Gilliard Historical Records

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Gilliard Life Expectancy

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