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Gilboy Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Giolla Bhuidhe ‘descendant of the yellow-haired (buidhe) servant’. This is a Connacht surname, sometimes replaced with Scottish Ogilvie. adoption of the English habitational name Gilby, from a place in Lincolnshire, so named from the Old Norse personal name Gilli, which is abstracted from the various Irish personal names containing Gaelic giolla ‘servant’ + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Bilby, Filby, Gilroy, Kilby, Milby, Wilby, Kirby, Hilton, Bilbo, Irby

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Gilboy Family Origin

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Gilboy Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Miner

    15%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Car Cleaner

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gilboy family was Car Cleaner. The most common Gilboy occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Gilboy's were Laborers. Laborer, Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilboy.

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Gilboy Life Expectancy

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