Gull Family History

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Gull Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English gulle ‘gull’ or gul(le) (Old Norse gulr) ‘yellow’, ‘pale’ (of hair or complexion). Swiss German: nickname for an irascible or unreliable person, from an Alemannic form of Latin gallus ‘rooster’. See also Guell.

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

Similar surnames: Goll, Gell, Gill, Tull, Gall, Bull, Lull, Grill, Cull, Guell

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Gull Family Origin

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Gull Family Occupations

What did your Gull ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Hunter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gull. The most common Gull occupation in Canada was Hunter. 71% of Gull's were Hunters. A less common occupation for the Gull family was Teamster.

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  • Hunter

  • Farmer

  • Teamster


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Gull Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Gull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gull 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gull. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gull. For the veterans among your Gull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gull Life Expectancy

What is the average Gull lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gull in 1963 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

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