Gillmor Family History

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Gillmor Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Gilmer, itself a variant of Gilmore.

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

Similar surnames: Gillmer, Gillmore, Gilmour, Gilmer, Gilliom, Hillmer, Gilliss

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Gillmor Family Origin

Where is the Gillmor family from?

Gillmor Family Occupations

What did your Gillmor ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gillmor occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Gillmor's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gillmor family was School. Farmer, Labourer and Lumberman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillmor.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Lumberman

  • School


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

Gillmor Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gillmor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillmor 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 473 immigration records available for the last name Gillmor. 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 572 military records available for the last name Gillmor. For the veterans among your Gillmor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillmor Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillmor lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gillmor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gillmor in 1959 was 50, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillmor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillmor 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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