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Where is the Gilman family from?
You can see how Gilman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gilman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gilman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 173 Gilman families living in New Hampshire. This was about 32% of all the recorded Gilman's in USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Gilman families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gilman 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 USA named Gilman. 12% of Gilman men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Gilman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gilman were Clerk and Teacher. .