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Gilligan Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giollagáin, a double diminutive of giolla ‘lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Gillian, Galligan, Milligan, Gilliland, Gilleran, Gillan, Halligan

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Gilligan Family Origin

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Gilligan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Carter

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gilligan family was Carter. Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilligan. The most common Gilligan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Gilligan's were Farmers.

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Gilligan Historical Records

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Gilligan Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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