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Gullison Family History

Gullison Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Gullion, Cullison, Gillison, Gullikson, Gallison, Allison, Bullion

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Where is the Gullison family from?

You can see how Gullison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gullison family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gullison families were found in USA in 1880, and Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 3 Gullison families living in California. This was about 33% of all the recorded Gullison's in USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Gullison families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gullison surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gullison ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Gullison. 54% of Gullison men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    54%
  • Labourer
    34%
  • Laborer
    14%
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What Gullison family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 860 census records available for the last name Gullison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gullison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 341 immigration records available for the last name Gullison. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 71 military records available for the last name Gullison. For the veterans among your Gullison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gullison lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2001, in the United States, Gullison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gullison in 1963 was 78, and 60 in 2001.

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