Mcgillis Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Mcgillis Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Iosa ‘son of the servant of Jesus’. Compare McLeish.

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


Similar surnames: Gillis, Mcgill, Mcginnis, Mckillip, Mcmillin, Mcinnis, Mcnelis

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Mcgillis Family Origin

Where is the Mcgillis family from?

SHOW MORE

Mcgillis Family Occupations

What did your Mcgillis ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mcgillis. The most common Mcgillis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Mcgillis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mcgillis family was Blacksmith.

Source: Census data for Mcgillis | Data not to scale

Mcgillis Historical Records

What Mcgillis family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Mcgillis ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Mcgillis

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Mcgillis Life Expectancy

What is the average Mcgillis lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mcgillis ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Mcgillis Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name