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Gilmore Family History

Gilmore Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’.Irish: in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

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

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Name Distribution of Gilmore Families

  • Number of Gilmore families
     266 - 530
     89 - 265
     1 - 88
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gilmore families
     224 - 445
     75 - 223
     1 - 74
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gilmore families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gilmore Family Origin

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Gilmore Immigration Information

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Gilmore Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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