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Where is the Gilkes family from?
You can see how Gilkes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gilkes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Gilkes families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 15 Gilkes families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Gilkes's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Gilkes families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gilkes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Gilkes. 50% of Gilkes men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Gilkes women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilkes were Laborer and Housewife. .