Gilmour Family History

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Gilmour Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant spelling of Gilmore.

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


Similar surnames: Gillmor, Gilmer, Gillmore, Kilgour, Gillmer, Gilmore, Milbourn

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Gilmour Family Origin

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Gilmour Family Occupations

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

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilmour. The most common Gilmour occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of Gilmour's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Gilmour family was Annuitant.

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Gilmour Historical Records

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Gilmour Life Expectancy

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