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Gilmartin Family History

Gilmartin Name Meaning
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhartain, a patronymic from the personal name Giolla Mhartain ‘servant of (Saint) Martin’ (see Martin).

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

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28,627 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,881 Military Records
6,721 Immigration Records
22,030 Census and Voter Lists
17,489 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gilmartin Families

  • Number of Gilmartin families
     125 - 247
     42 - 124
     1 - 41
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gilmartin families
     42 - 82
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gilmartin families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gilmartin Family Origin

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Gilmartin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gilmartin

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Gilmartin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gilmartin Civil War Service Records

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