Gillow Family History

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Gillow Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Herefordshire, named from Welsh cil ‘retreat’ + llwch ‘pool’.

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

Similar surnames: Gilboy, Kellow, Callow, Dillon, Willow, Gill, Gielow, Giller, Gallo

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Gillow Family Origin

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Gillow Family Occupations

What did your Gillow ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gillow. 29% of Gillow men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Logger

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Winder

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

Gillow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gillow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillow 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Gillow. 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 448 military records available for the last name Gillow. For the veterans among your Gillow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillow Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillow lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Gillow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gillow in 1959 was 60, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillow 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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