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Gillon Family History

Gillon Name Meaning
French: from a pet form of the personal name Giles 1.

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

76,392 Historical Documents with Gillon on Ancestry.com
23,894 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,546 Military Records
4,152 Immigration Records
18,536 Census and Voter Lists
27,264 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gillon Families

  • Number of Gillon families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gillon families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gillon families
     127 - 251
     43 - 126
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gillon census records

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Gillon Family Origin

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Gillon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gillon

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Gillon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gillon census records

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Gillon Civil War Service Records

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