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Where is the Gillen family from?
You can see how Gillen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gillen family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gillen families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 26 Gillen families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Gillen's in USA. New York had the highest population of Gillen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gillen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gillen. 16% of Gillen men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Gillen women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gillen were Clerk and Housewife. .