Gillman Family History

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Gillman Name Meaning

English: from a personal name, Old French Guillemin, Anglo-Norman French Williman, pet forms of Guillaume, Willelm (see William). German (Gillmann): variant of Gille 2.

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


Similar surnames: Pillman, Gilman, Gillian, Sillman, Billman, Willman, Gellman, Killman

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Gillman Family Origin

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Gillman Family Occupations

What did your Gillman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gillman. 25% of Gillman men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Gillman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gillman were Courier and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Accountant
    5%
  • Courier
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housework
    14%
  • Income
    14%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Clerk
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gillman Historical Records

What Gillman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Gillman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillman 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Gillman. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Gillman. For the veterans among your Gillman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillman Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gillman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gillman in 1944 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillman 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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