Guill Family History

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Guill Name Meaning

French: from the personal name Guille, a short form of Guillaume (see William). Perhaps a reduced form of the Irish family name McGuill, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuill ‘son of Coll’.

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

Similar surnames: Gill, Quill, Neill, Guillet, Guillot, Will, Bill, Guell, Gall, Gille

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Guill Family Origin

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Guill Family Occupations

What did your Guill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Guill family was Not Given. The most common Guill occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Guill's were Farmers. Farmer, Chef D Atelier and Clark were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guill.

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  • Farmer

  • Chef D Atelier

  • Clark

  • Not Given


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

Guill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Guill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guill 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 830 immigration records available for the last name Guill. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Guill. For the veterans among your Guill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guill Life Expectancy

What is the average Guill lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Guill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Guill in 1944 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guill 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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