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Gilman Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gillman. Altered spelling of German Gillmann (see Gillman).

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


Similar surnames: Gillman, Girman, Kilman, Milman, Hilman, Silman, Tillman, Pigman

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Gilman Family Origin

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Gilman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Gilman occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Gilman's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilman. A less common occupation for the Gilman family was Blacksmith.

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Gilman Historical Records

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Gilman Life Expectancy

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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