Gilkison Family History

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Gilkison Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from a pet form of Gilchrist.

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


Similar surnames: Gillison, Gilkeson, Wilkison, Gilkes, Nickson, Gilson, Gladson

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Gilkison Family Origin

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Gilkison Family Occupations

What did your Gilkison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilkison. The most common Gilkison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Gilkison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gilkison family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gilkison ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gilkison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gilkison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilkison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gilkison. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gilkison. For the veterans among your Gilkison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilkison Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilkison lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gilkison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Gilkison in 1952 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilkison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilkison ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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