Gillum Family History

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Gillum Name Meaning

English: variant of William, from a central French form in which W is replaced by G.

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

Similar surnames: Gillam, Gillem, Gillham, Gilliam, Gilham, Gillet, Gillim, Gill

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Gillum Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gillum name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gillum. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Gillum Family Origin

Where is the Gillum family from?

Gillum Family Occupations

What did your Gillum ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, ((Widow Of Col. Gillum)), Income From Dividends and Journeyman Miller (C) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillum. The most common Gillum occupation in the UK was ((Widow Of Col. Gillum)). 20% of Gillum's were ((Widow Of Col. Gillum))s. A less common occupation for the Gillum family was Puddler Iron Manuf.

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  • ((Widow Of Col. Gillum))

  • Income From Dividends

  • Journeyman Miller (C)

  • Puddler Iron Manuf


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

Gillum Historical Records

What Gillum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Gillum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillum 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Gillum. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Gillum. For the veterans among your Gillum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillum Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillum lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gillum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gillum in 1945 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillum 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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