Gilcrease Family History

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Gilcrease Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Scottish Gilchrist.

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

Similar surnames: Kilcrease, Gilcrest, Lease, Gilbride, Gilchrest, Gilbreath, Gilreath

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Gilcrease Family Origin

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Gilcrease Family Occupations

What did your Gilcrease ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gilcrease occupation in Canada was Going To School. 75% of Gilcrease's were Going To Schools. Going To School and Captain were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gilcrease.

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  • Going To School

  • Captain


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Gilcrease Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gilcrease. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilcrease 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 91 immigration records available for the last name Gilcrease. 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 873 military records available for the last name Gilcrease. For the veterans among your Gilcrease ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilcrease Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Gilcrease life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Gilcrease in 1945 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

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