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Gillion Surname Meaning

English (Yorkshire): variant of Gillian .

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

Similar surnames: Gillian, Gilling, Gillman, Gillson, Gilliom, Gillon, Dillion

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Where is the Gillion family from?

You can see how Gillion families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gillion family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gillion families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 17 Gillion families living in Yorkshire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Gillion's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Gillion families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gillion surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gillion ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Gillion. 100% of Gillion 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
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gillion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gillion 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 418 immigration records available for the last name Gillion. 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 766 military records available for the last name Gillion. For the veterans among your Gillion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gillion lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gillion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Gillion in 1951 was 66, and 73 in 2004.

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