Gillem Family History

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Gillem Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the personal name Gillem, a variant of Guillaume, French form of William.

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

Similar surnames: Gillet, Gillum, Gille, Gillam, Giller, Gilles, Gillen, Gill, Millen

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Gillem Family Origin

Where is the Gillem family from?

Gillem Family Occupations

What did your Gillem ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gillem. 50% of Gillem men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
  • Ruffer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gillem Historical Records

What Gillem family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gillem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillem 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Gillem. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Gillem. For the veterans among your Gillem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillem Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillem lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gillem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Gillem in 1963 was 68, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillem 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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