Gilday Family History

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Gilday Name Meaning

Scottish and English: perhaps a variant of Irish Gildea.

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


Similar surnames: Wilday, Galway, Goldy, Gilboy, Tilly, Wiley, Millay, Alday, Munday

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Gilday Family Origin

Where is the Gilday family from?

Gilday Family Occupations

What did your Gilday ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gilday family was Laborer H.M.D.. Carriage Maker, Farmer and Barman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilday. The most common Gilday occupation in Canada was Carriage Maker. 22% of Gilday's were Carriage Makers.

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  • Carriage Maker

    22%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Barman

    11%
  • Laborer H.M.D.

    11%

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

Gilday Historical Records

What Gilday family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gilday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilday 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 Gilday. 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 Gilday. For the veterans among your Gilday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilday Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilday lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gilday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gilday in 1959 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilday

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilday 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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