Gilger Family History

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Gilger Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a medieval personal name, a derivative of Aegilius, a later form of Aegidius (see Giles 1).

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


Similar surnames: Gilgen, Gilmer, Gillen, Wilger, Giller, Hilger, Gille, Hilmer, Gilkes

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Gilger Family Origin

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Gilger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilger. A less common occupation for the Gilger family was Farming. The most common Gilger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gilger's were Farmers.

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Gilger Historical Records

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Gilger Life Expectancy

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