Gilkes Family History

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Gilkes Name Meaning

English (Oxfordshire, Warwickshire): patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Gill.

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

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Gilkes Family Origin

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Gilkes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Reverend

    25%
  • Welder

    25%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gilkes family was Welder. The most common Gilkes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gilkes's were Farmers. Farmer and Reverend were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gilkes.

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Gilkes Life Expectancy

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