Gilchrest Family History

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Gilchrest Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Gilchrist.

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

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Gilchrest Family Origin

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Gilchrest Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Sailor

    15%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Sailor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilchrest. A less common occupation for the Gilchrest family was Carpenter. The most common Gilchrest occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gilchrest's were Farmers.

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Gilchrest Historical Records

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Gilchrest Life Expectancy

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