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Gilkes Name Meaning

English (Oxfordshire, Warwickshire): patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Gill.

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


Similar surnames: Wilkes, Gilkey, Giles, Wilkey, Illes, Tilkens, Wilks, Gillem, Giller

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Gilkes Family Origin

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Gilkes Family Occupations

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  • Book Keeper

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Wall Paper Maker

    20%

In 1881, the most common Gilkes occupation in Canada was Book Keeper. 20% of Gilkes's were Book Keepers. A less common occupation for the Gilkes family was Wall Paper Maker. Book Keeper and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gilkes.

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Gilkes Life Expectancy

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