Gilley Family History

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Gilley Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Scottish Gillie, or an Americanized spelling of French Gillet.

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


Similar surnames: Cilley, Gulley, Milley, Killey, Dilley, Gilles, Gurley, Gillem

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Gilley Family Origin

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Gilley Family Occupations

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  • Shoe Factory Operater

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Chopper

    13%
  • Fireman

    13%

In 1881, Shoe Factory Operater, Carpenter and Chopper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilley. A less common occupation for the Gilley family was Fireman. The most common Gilley occupation in Canada was Shoe Factory Operater. 25% of Gilley's were Shoe Factory Operaters.

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Gilley Historical Records

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Gilley Life Expectancy

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