Gillon Family History

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Gillon Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Giles 1.

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

Similar surnames: Dillon, Gillen, Gilson, Guillot, Gille, Giblin, Millen, Gillion

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Gillon Family Origin

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Gillon Family Occupations

What did your Gillon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gillon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Gillon's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gillon family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gillon.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Gillon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Gillon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillon 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Gillon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gillon. For the veterans among your Gillon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gillon Life Expectancy

What is the average Gillon lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gillon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gillon in 1942 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gillon 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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