Gabay Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic and eastern Ashkenazic): status name from Hebrew gabay ‘warden’, denoting a trustee or warden of a Jewish public institution, especially a synagogue, or a manager of the affairs of a Hasidic rabbi.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gabbay, Gaber, Gabel, Sabat, Tabak, Bay, Haba, Garay, Gable, Gaba

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Gabay Family Origin

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Gabay Family Occupations

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  • Clerk In Store

    25%
  • Plumber

    25%
  • Retail Tobacconist

    25%
  • Segar Maker

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gabay family was Segar Maker. Clerk In Store, Plumber and Retail Tobacconist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gabay. The most common Gabay occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 25% of Gabay's were Clerk In Stores.

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Gabay Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Gabay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Gabay in 1957 was 60, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gabay

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