Gilfillan Family History

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Gilfillan Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Faoláin ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Faolán’ (see Whelan).

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


Similar surnames: Gilliland, Gillian, Gilsenan, Gilligan, Kilgallon, Kilcullen, Gilpin

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Gilfillan Family Origin

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Gilfillan Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    33%
  • Engineer I.C.R.

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%

In 1881, cooper and Engineer I.C.R. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gilfillan. The most common Gilfillan occupation in Canada was Cooper. 33% of Gilfillan's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Gilfillan family was Farmer.

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Gilfillan Life Expectancy

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