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Gilliss Family Origin

Where is the Gilliss family from?

Gilliss Family Occupations

What did your Gilliss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gilliss. 50% of Gilliss men worked as a Carpenter and 80% of Gilliss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilliss were Railway Loco Possed Foreman and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
    50%
  • Railway Loco Possed Foreman
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Domestic
    20%

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

Gilliss Historical Records

What Gilliss family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gilliss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilliss 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 Gilliss

Passenger List

There are 226 immigration records available for the last name Gilliss. 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 480 military records available for the last name Gilliss. For the veterans among your Gilliss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilliss Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilliss lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gilliss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Gilliss in 1954 was 38, and 42 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilliss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilliss 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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