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Find more Gillies relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 87 less people named Gillies in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 1,451 people named Gillies in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Gillies in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,364 people named Gillies were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 182 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,328
  • For 708 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 155 women had paying jobs

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

  • 337 were born in foreign countries
  • 35% were first-generation Americans
  • 214 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940