Gelinas Family History

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Gelinas Name Meaning

French (Gélinas): possibly from an augmentative of Old French gelin or geline ‘hen’. It is often found in Canada with Lacourse as a secondary surname.

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


Similar surnames: Gelin, Gelineau, Elias, Glines, Goings, Hellings, Levins, Meline

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Gelinas Family Origin

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Gelinas Family Occupations

What did your Gelinas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gelinas occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Gelinas's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gelinas. A less common occupation for the Gelinas family was Farmers Son.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • School

    21%
  • Scholar

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    4%

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Gelinas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gelinas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gelinas 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gelinas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gelinas. For the veterans among your Gelinas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gelinas Life Expectancy

What is the average Gelinas lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Gelinas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gelinas in 1948 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gelinas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gelinas 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.

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