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Gilkey Name Meaning

Northern Irish: unexplained. It may be a pet form of the Scottish personal name Gilchrist.

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


Similar surnames: Gilkes, Wilkey, Dickey, Galley, Hilke, Tilley, Wiley, Milkey, Hilley

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Gilkey Family Origin

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Gilkey Family Occupations

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  • Asst Engineer

    50%
  • Light Keeper

    50%

In 1881, the most common Gilkey occupation in Canada was Asst Engineer. 50% of Gilkey's were Asst Engineers. Asst Engineer and Light Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gilkey.

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Gilkey Historical Records

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Gilkey Life Expectancy

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