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Where is the Gilles family from?
You can see how Gilles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gilles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gilles families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 11 Gilles families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Gilles's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Gilles families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gilles surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gilles. 17% of Gilles men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Gilles women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilles were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.