History of your Surname
Get access to Gordillo family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Gordillo Family History

Gordillo Surname Meaning

Spanish: from a pet form of Gordo ‘fat’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Grillo, Zorrilla, Grill, Caudillo, Toriello, Cardello, Mondello

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Gordillo family from?

You can see how Gordillo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gordillo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Gordillo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Gordillo families living in Massachusetts. This was about 62% of all the recorded Gordillo's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Gordillo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gordillo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gordillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gordillo. 60% of Gordillo men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Gordillo women worked as a Laborer. .

View Census Data for Gordillo | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Gordillo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gordillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gordillo census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Gordillo

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gordillo. 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.

View all Gordillo immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 117 military records available for the last name Gordillo. For the veterans among your Gordillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Gordillo military records

You've only scratched the surface of Gordillo family history

Discover More

What is the average Gordillo lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Gordillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gordillo in 1966 was 66, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gordillo

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Gordillo family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Gordillo last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial