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Gilles Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Giles. German: from the personal name Gilius, from Aegilius, a Late Latin variant of Aegidius (see Giles 1).

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


Similar surnames: Gillen, Illes, Gille, Gillet, Giles, Galles, Giller, Gillem, Tilles

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Gilles Family Origin

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Gilles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Gilles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gilles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gilles family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilles.

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Gilles Life Expectancy

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