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Gillen Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Gillan or reduced form of McGillen. Dutch: patronymic from Gil, a personal name that is a much reduced and altered vernacular form of Latin Aegidius (see Giles). German: variant of Gilbert. See also Gille 2.

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

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Gillen Family Origin

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Gillen Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Painter

    2%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillen. The most common Gillen occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Gillen's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gillen family was Painter.

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Gillen Life Expectancy

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