Gilsenan Family History

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Gilsenan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of MacGils(h)enan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Seanáin ‘son of the servant or devotee of St. Senan’.

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


Similar surnames: Gilleran, Gildea, Gilligan, Gillian, Gillan, Greenan, Gillen, Gilgen

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Gilsenan Family Origin

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Gilsenan Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Trunk Maker

    50%

In 1880, the most common Gilsenan occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Gilsenan's were Laborers. Laborer and Trunk Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gilsenan.

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Gilsenan Historical Records

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Gilsenan Life Expectancy

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