Gull Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English gulle ‘gull’ or gul(le) (Old Norse gulr) ‘yellow’, ‘pale’ (of hair or complexion). Swiss German: nickname for an irascible or unreliable person, from an Alemannic form of Latin gallus ‘rooster’. See also Guell.

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


Similar surnames: Goll, Gell, Gill, Tull, Gall, Bull, Lull, Grill, Cull, Guell

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Gull Family Origin

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Gull Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Laundress

    5%
  • Carman

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gull family was Carman. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gull. The most common Gull occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Gull's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Gull Historical Records

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Gull Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Gull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gull in 1963 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gull

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