Gilliam Family History

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Gilliam Name Meaning

English: variant of William, from a central French form in which W is replaced by G.

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


Similar surnames: Gillham, Gillam, Gillum, William, Gillian, Gilliom, Gilham, Gillem

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Gilliam Family Origin

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Gilliam Family Occupations

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  • Dining Room Keeper

    25%
  • Druggist

    25%
  • Fisherman

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%

In 1881, the most common Gilliam occupation in Canada was Dining Room Keeper. 25% of Gilliam's were Dining Room Keepers. A less common occupation for the Gilliam family was Shoemaker. Dining Room Keeper, Druggist and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilliam.

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Gilliam Historical Records

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Gilliam Life Expectancy

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