Gilhooly Family History

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Gilhooly Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ghuala ‘son of the gluttonous lad’, from gola ‘gullet’, ‘gut’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilroy, Gallogly, Gilboy, Gill, Guilfoyle, Milloy, Looby, Gillooly

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Gilhooly Family Origin

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Gilhooly Family Occupations

What did your Gilhooly ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gilhooly. 16% of Gilhooly men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Gilhooly women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilhooly were Barrister and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Labourer
    16%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Barrister
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Student
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gilhooly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gilhooly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilhooly 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gilhooly. 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 Gilhooly. For the veterans among your Gilhooly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilhooly Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilhooly lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Gilhooly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Gilhooly in 1950 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilhooly

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