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Gillian Name Meaning

English: variant of Julian. Irish (Tyrone and Derry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gileáin ‘son of Gileán’, a variant of the personal name Gealán, from a diminutive of geal ‘bright’, ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilligan, Gillan, Gilpin, Gillion, Gillman, Illian, Gilleran

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Gillian Family Origin

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Gillian Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • School Teacher

    16%
  • Labourer

    11%

In 1881, the most common Gillian occupation in Canada was Farmer. 16% of Gillian's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gillian family was Labourer. Farmer, Laborer and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillian.

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Gillian Historical Records

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Gillian Life Expectancy

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