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Gilreath Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Gilreath name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Gilreath. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Gilreath Family Origin

Where is the Gilreath family from?

Gilreath Family Occupations

What did your Gilreath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gilreath family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gilreath. The most common Gilreath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Gilreath's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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

Gilreath Historical Records

What Gilreath family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Gilreath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gilreath 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Gilreath. 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 Gilreath. For the veterans among your Gilreath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gilreath Life Expectancy

What is the average Gilreath lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gilreath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gilreath in 1942 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gilreath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gilreath 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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