Gilligan Family History

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Gilligan Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giollagáin, a double diminutive of giolla ‘lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Gillian, Galligan, Milligan, Gilliland, Gilleran, Gillan, Halligan

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Gilligan Family Origin

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Gilligan Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Sawyer

    2%
  • Shoemaker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Gilligan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Gilligan's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Gilligan family was Shoemaker. Labourer, Coal Miner and Sawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilligan.

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Gilligan Historical Records

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Gilligan Life Expectancy

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Famous Gilligan Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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