Gillispie Family History

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Gillispie Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish or Irish Gillespie.

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

Similar surnames: Gillaspie, Gillespie, Gillaspy, Gilliss, Gillmore, Gillie, Glaspie

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Gillispie Family Origin

Where is the Gillispie family from?

Gillispie Family Occupations

What did your Gillispie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gillispie family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Student and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillispie. The most common Gillispie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Gillispie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Student

  • Baker

  • Book Keeper


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

Gillispie Historical Records

What Gillispie family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Gillispie Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillispie lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gillispie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Gillispie in 1944 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillispie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillispie 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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