Gillie Family History

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Gillie Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Gillis.

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

Similar surnames: Gillies, Willie, Gilliss, Billie, Dillie, Gillim, Gillin, Lillie

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Gillie Family Origin

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Gillie Family Occupations

What did your Gillie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillie. The most common Gillie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Gillie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gillie family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gillie ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gillie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Gillie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gillie. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gillie. For the veterans among your Gillie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillie Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillie lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gillie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gillie in 1943 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gillie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillie ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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