Gillet Family History

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Gillet Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Gillett. French: from a pet form of the personal name Giles 1.

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


Similar surnames: Millet, Gillen, Gilles, Gillem, Willet, Gille, Gillett, Guillet

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Gillet Family Origin

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Gillet Family Occupations

What did your Gillet ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gillet. 40% of Gillet men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Journalier
    40%
  • Fisherman
    20%

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

Gillet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Gillet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillet 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 Gillet. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gillet. For the veterans among your Gillet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillet Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillet lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gillet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gillet in 1962 was 77, and 65 in 2004.

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