Gillaspie Family History

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Gillaspie Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish or Irish Gillespie.

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


Similar surnames: Gillispie, Gillaspy, Gillespie, Gallaspy, Gillmore, Glaspie

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Gillaspie Family Origin

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Gillaspie Family Occupations

What did your Gillaspie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gillaspie family was Tailor. The most common Gillaspie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Gillaspie's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Seamstress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillaspie.

View Census data for Gillaspie | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    67%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Seamstress

    11%
  • Tailor

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gillaspie ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gillaspie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gillaspie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillaspie 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gillaspie. 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 Gillaspie. For the veterans among your Gillaspie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillaspie Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillaspie lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Gillaspie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gillaspie in 1957 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillaspie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillaspie ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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