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Gilpatrick Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phádraig ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Patrick’ (see Kilpatrick).

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


Similar surnames: Kilpatrick, Patrick, Fitzpatrick, Gilpin, Millerick, Gilpatric

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Gilpatrick Family Origin

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Gilpatrick Family Occupations

What did your Gilpatrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gilpatrick family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilpatrick. The most common Gilpatrick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Gilpatrick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Gilpatrick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gilpatrick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilpatrick 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gilpatrick. 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 Gilpatrick. For the veterans among your Gilpatrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilpatrick Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilpatrick lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gilpatrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gilpatrick in 1952 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilpatrick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilpatrick 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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