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Where is the Gilles family from?
You can see how Gilles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gilles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gilles families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 212 Gilles families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 41% of all the recorded Gilles's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Gilles families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gilles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gilles. 56% of Gilles men worked as a Farmer and 35% of Gilles women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilles were Farmers Son and Servant.