The name Gilchrist has been established in Europe for nearly 100 years.
Gilchrist is currently at number 1951 of the UK's most common surnames. In the UK alone there are 48579 people with the surname Gilchrist. The county of Devon in England holds the highest density of people with the surname Gilchrist. It is noted that a late 20th century Gilchrist could out drink a Tiger. Never too far from controversy two brothers Morgan Gilchrist and Paul Gilchrist were sent to jail in 1879 for pinching a bracelet. Members of the Gilchrist family participated in the Movement for Womens Suffrage. 101
There are a number of famous Gilchrist's including:-