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Gull Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English gulle ‘gull’ or gul(le) (Old Norse gulr) ‘yellow’, ‘pale’ (of hair or complexion). Swiss German: nickname for an irascible or unreliable person, from an Alemannic form of Latin gallus ‘rooster’. See also Guell.

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


Similar surnames: Goll, Gell, Gill, Tull, Gall, Bull, Lull, Grill, Cull, Guell

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Gull Family Origin

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Gull Family Occupations

What did your Gull ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gull occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Gull's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gull. A less common occupation for the Gull family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Engineer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Gull Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gull Life Expectancy

What is the average Gull lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gull in 1963 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gull

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gull 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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