Gilliatt Family History

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Gilliatt Name Meaning

English: variant of Gillett 1.

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


Similar surnames: Gillott, Gilliam, Gillian, Gilliard, Gillet, Billett, Gallant

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Gilliatt Family Origin

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Gilliatt Family Occupations

What did your Gilliatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gilliatt family was Mariner Mate Of A Ship. Farmer, Sea Captain and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilliatt. The most common Gilliatt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Gilliatt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Sea Captain

    14%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Mariner Mate Of A Ship

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gilliatt ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gilliatt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gilliatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilliatt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gilliatt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gilliatt. For the veterans among your Gilliatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilliatt Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilliatt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gilliatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Gilliatt in 1962 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilliatt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilliatt ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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