Gillow Family History

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Gillow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Herefordshire, named from Welsh cil ‘retreat’ + llwch ‘pool’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilboy, Kellow, Callow, Dillon, Willow, Gill, Gielow, Giller, Gallo

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Gillow Family Origin

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Gillow Family Occupations

What did your Gillow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gillow family was Farmer. The most common Gillow occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 4% of Gillow's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Blacksmith and Cotton Spinner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillow.

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  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Cotton Spinner

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%

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

Gillow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gillow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillow 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gillow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gillow. For the veterans among your Gillow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillow Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillow lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gillow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gillow in 1959 was 60, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillow 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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