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Gillan Name Meaning

reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Giolláin, from a diminutive of giolla ‘lad’. reduced form of Gilliland.

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


Similar surnames: Gillian, Gillen, Gilligan, Millan, Gilland, Gallen, Finlan, Gillis

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Gillan Family Origin

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Gillan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillan. The most common Gillan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Gillan's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gillan family was Carpenter.

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Gillan Historical Records

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Gillan Life Expectancy

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