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Gillard Name Meaning

English: from a pejorative derivative of the personal name Giles. English and French: from an assimilated form of the personal name Gislehard, a compound of Old High German gisel ‘hostage’, ‘pledge’, ‘noble youth’ (see Giesel) + hard ‘hardy’. This name is also found in Switzerland, whence it may have been brought to the U.S.

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


Similar surnames: Billard, Gilliard, Willard, Pillard, Millard, Allard, Hillard

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Gillard Family Origin

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Gillard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gillard family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillard. The most common Gillard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Gillard's were Farmers.

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Gillard Life Expectancy

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