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Gilson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Giles. French: reduced form of Gilesson, a derivative of Giles 1.

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


Similar surnames: Wilson, Gillon, Filson, Gipson, Bilson, Gibson, Dillon, Gillen

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Gilson Family Origin

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Gilson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Going To School

    14%
  • School

    8%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gilson family was Grocer. The most common Gilson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Gilson's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilson.

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Gilson Historical Records

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Gilson Life Expectancy

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