Giller Family History

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Giller Name Meaning

English: variant of Guiler. German: variant of Gille 2. German: habitational name for someone from Gill near Neuss, in the Rhineland. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Hiller, a variant of Hillel. The initial G is due to Russian influence, since Russian has no h and alters h to g in borrowed words.

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


Similar surnames: Geller, Galler, Hiller, Tiller, Miller, Gille, Diller, Gillen, Biller

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Giller Family Origin

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Giller Family Occupations

What did your Giller ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Miner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Giller. 34% of Giller men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Giller women worked as a Miner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Giller were Student and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Labourer
    5%
  • Mechanic
    5%
  • Student
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Miner
    12%
  • Student
    12%
  • Agent
    6%
  • Cook
    6%

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

Giller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Giller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Giller 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Giller. 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 Giller. For the veterans among your Giller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Giller Life Expectancy

What is the average Giller lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Giller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Giller in 1957 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

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