Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 10,361 people named Gilmour in the UK. That makes it the 1,021th most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 164 are named Gilmour.
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Related and similar surnamesGilmore
The Gilmour surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.