Gilmartin Family History

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Gilmartin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhartain, a patronymic from the personal name Giolla Mhartain ‘servant of (Saint) Martin’ (see Martin).

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


Similar surnames: Kilmartin, Mcmartin, Martin, Garvin, Martins, Gilardi, Gilberti

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Gilmartin Family Origin

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Gilmartin Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gilmartin. 31% of Gilmartin men worked as a General Labourer and 64% of Gilmartin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilmartin were Bricklayer and Mental Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    31%
  • Builders Labourer
    24%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    8%
  • Bricklayer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    64%
  • Cotton Weaver
    8%
  • Domestic Servant
    7%
  • Mental Nurse
    4%

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

Gilmartin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Gilmartin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilmartin 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Gilmartin. 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 Gilmartin. For the veterans among your Gilmartin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilmartin Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gilmartin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gilmartin in 1946 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

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