Gilhooly Family History

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Gilhooly Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ghuala ‘son of the gluttonous lad’, from gola ‘gullet’, ‘gut’.

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

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Gilhooly Family Origin

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Gilhooly Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Chain Maker

    11%
  • Clerk In Post Office

    11%

In 1880, the most common Gilhooly occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 22% of Gilhooly's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Carpenter and Chain Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilhooly. A less common occupation for the Gilhooly family was Clerk In Post Office.

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Gilhooly Historical Records

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Gilhooly Life Expectancy

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