Gwilliam Family History

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Gwilliam Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Gwilym, Welsh form of William. The initial G- was acquired by analogy with names such as Gwyn, of which the lenited form is Wyn.

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


Similar surnames: William, Gilliam, Gillham, Mcwilliam, Gillian, Gillem, Illian

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Gwilliam Family Origin

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Gwilliam Family Occupations

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  • Carpet Weaver

    17%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Glove Cutter

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gwilliam family was Glove Cutter. The most common Gwilliam occupation in the USA was Carpet Weaver. 17% of Gwilliam's were Carpet Weavers. Carpet Weaver, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gwilliam.

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Gwilliam Historical Records

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Gwilliam Life Expectancy

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