Gildea Family History

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Gildea Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Dhé ‘son of the servant of God’, from Dia ‘God’. The name originated with a monastic family in Donegal in the 11th century.

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


Similar surnames: Giles, Golden, Gilmer, Gillen, Gilkey, Gillem, Gilkes, Gilde, Gilger

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Gildea Family Origin

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Gildea Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gildea family was Blacksmith. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gildea. The most common Gildea occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Gildea's were Laborers.

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Gildea Historical Records

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Gildea Life Expectancy

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