Gilyard Family History

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Gilyard Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Gillard. Compare Gilliard.

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


Similar surnames: Hilyard, Ginyard, Dillard, Gilliard, Minyard, Gillard, Bolyard

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Gilyard Family Origin

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Gilyard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Cook

    3%
  • Keeps House

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gilyard family was Keeps House. The most common Gilyard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Gilyard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilyard.

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Gilyard Historical Records

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Gilyard Life Expectancy

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