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Gillins Name Meaning

English: variant of Gillings .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gilling, Gillings, Gilliss, Gillies, Gillin, Dollins, Sullins

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Where is the Gillins family from?

You can see how Gillins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gillins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gillins families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 23 Gillins families living in Warwickshire. This was about 14% of all the recorded Gillins's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Gillins families in 1891.
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What did your Gillins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Gillins. 75% of Gillins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Barmaid
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gillins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillins census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 400 immigration records available for the last name Gillins. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 368 military records available for the last name Gillins. For the veterans among your Gillins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gillins lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Gillins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gillins in 1963 was 67, and 63 in 2004.

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