Gillaspy Family History

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Gillaspy Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish or Irish Gillespie. The spelling Gillaspy is found mainly in and around Manchester, England.

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


Similar surnames: Gallaspy, Gillaspie, Gillooly, Gillispie, Glaspy, Gillogly, Glaspey

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Gillaspy Family Origin

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Gillaspy Family Occupations

What did your Gillaspy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gillaspy family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillaspy. The most common Gillaspy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gillaspy's were Farmers.

View Census data for Gillaspy | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Gillaspy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gillaspy Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillaspy lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Gillaspy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gillaspy in 1953 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillaspy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillaspy 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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