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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • School

    19%
  • Shoe Maker

    19%
  • Farmer Son

    13%

In 1881, Farmer, School and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilhooly. A less common occupation for the Gilhooly family was Farmer Son. The most common Gilhooly occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Gilhooly's were Farmers.

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Gilhooly Historical Records

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Gilhooly Life Expectancy

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