First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gillean

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  1. plural of gille

Notable Persons Named Gillean

Gillean was born on January 3rd, 1921. He left this life on May 5th, 1970.


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Popularity of Gillean as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gillean U.S.
  White 88.87% 64.26%
  African American 2.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.90% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.82% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gillean

People with the last name Gillean are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Gillean

  • How Popular is the name Gillean? As a last name Gillean was the 39,486th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Gillean first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Gillean is Wednesday, July 3rd, 1918.
  • How unique is the name Gillean? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Gillean. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Gillean: Your name in reverse order is Naellig. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ngalile. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gillean? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 557 people with the last name Gillean.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gillean? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gillean as their last name since less than 1 person in 526k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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