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Gillison Family Origin

Where is the Gillison family from?

Gillison Family Occupations

What did your Gillison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carter, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillison. A less common occupation for the Gillison family was Annuitant. The most common Gillison occupation in the UK was Carter. 12% of Gillison's were Carters.

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  • Carter

    12%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    4%

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

Gillison Historical Records

What Gillison family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Gillison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Gillison

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gillison. 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 752 military records available for the last name Gillison. For the veterans among your Gillison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillison Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillison lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gillison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gillison in 1943 was 41, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillison 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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