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Gilmore Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’. Irish: in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilmer, Dilmore, Gillmore, Gilmour, Kilgore, Delmore, Larmore

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Gilmore Family Origin

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Gilmore Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Gilmore occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Gilmore's were Labourers. Labourer, Coal Miner and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilmore. A less common occupation for the Gilmore family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Gilmore Historical Records

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Gilmore Life Expectancy

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