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Gillette Family History

Gillette Name Meaning
English: from a feminine form of Gillett 1.French: variant spelling of Gillet.

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

325,246 Historical Documents with Gillette on Ancestry.com
153,523 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,434 Military Records
4,553 Immigration Records
39,761 Census and Voter Lists
115,975 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gillette Families

  • Number of Gillette families
     164 - 325
     55 - 163
     1 - 54
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gillette families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gillette last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gillette census records

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Gillette Family Origin

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Gillette Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gillette families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gillette

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gillette Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gillette census records

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Gillette Civil War Service Records

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