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Gilland Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced form of Gilliland. In Scotland possibly a habitational name from Gullane near Edinburgh, locally pronounced Gillan.

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


Similar surnames: Gillund, Millan, Gilliland, Gillan, Gillen, Calland, Gillian, Gillard

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Gilland Family Origin

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Gilland Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilland. A less common occupation for the Gilland family was Carpenter. The most common Gilland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Gilland's were Farmers.

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Gilland Historical Records

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Gilland Life Expectancy

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