Gillig Family History

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Gillig Name Meaning

from the personal name Gilius, a German form of Giles. from a Germanic personal name, see Gille 2.

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


Similar surnames: Illig, Gill, Millis, Gilling, Gillis, Willig, Gille, Gillen, Gilles

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Gillig Family Origin

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Gillig Family Occupations

What did your Gillig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gillig. 33% of Gillig men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Gillig women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gillig were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • School Teacher
    24%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%

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

Gillig Historical Records

What Gillig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gillig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillig 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 600 immigration records available for the last name Gillig. 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 717 military records available for the last name Gillig. For the veterans among your Gillig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillig Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillig lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Gillig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gillig in 1958 was 41, and 93 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillig 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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