Gille Name Meaning

French: variant of Giles. German: variant of Gill. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name ultimately related to a verb meaning ‘to sacrifice, repay, or reward’.

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


Similar surnames: Gill, Pille, Giller, Gillen, Gilles, Mille, Gillet, Gilly, Ille

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Gille Family Origin

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Gille Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Dyer

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gille family was Laborer. Farmer, Barber and Dyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gille. The most common Gille occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Gille's were Farmers.

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Gille Historical Records

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Gille Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Gille life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gille in 1962 was 58, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gille

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