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Gilson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Giles. French: reduced form of Gilesson, a derivative of Giles 1.

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

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Gilson Family Origin

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Gilson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Gilson Life Expectancy

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