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Gillingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Dorset, Norfolk, and Kent, named Gillingham, ‘homestead (Old English ham) of the people of Gylla’, an unattested Old English personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Dillingham, Fillingham, Billingham, Willingham, Ellingham, Bellingham

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Gillingham Family Origin

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Gillingham Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    20%
  • Farmer & Fish

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gillingham family was Farmer. The most common Gillingham occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 20% of Gillingham's were Farm Labourers. Farm Labourer, Farmer & Fish and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillingham.

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Gillingham Historical Records

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Gillingham Life Expectancy

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