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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,104 people named Gilliard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Gilliard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,238 people named Gilliard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 37% were children
  • The average annual income was $522
  • Most common occupation was cook
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

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As Gilliard families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Florida
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian