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Gilmore Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (Ulster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhoire (Scots), Mac Giolla Mhuire (Irish), patronymics from personal names meaning ‘servant of (the Virgin) Mary’. Irish: in Armagh, reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhura ‘servant of St. Mura (of Fahan, Donegal)’ or, in Sligo, of Mac Giolla Mhir ‘son of the spirited lad’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilmer, Dilmore, Gillmore, Gilmour, Kilgore, Delmore, Larmore

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Gilmore Family Origin

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Gilmore Family Occupations

What did your Gilmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gilmore family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilmore. The most common Gilmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Gilmore's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Gilmore Historical Records

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Gilmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilmore lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Gilmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gilmore in 1940 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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