Gadbois Family History

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Gadbois Name Meaning

French: variant spelling of Gadebois (Artois), itself a variant of Gâtebois, a topographic name composed of the elements gâté ‘spoilt’, ‘laid waste’ + bois ‘wood’. In New England, this has been rendered as Wood in English.

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


Similar surnames: Dubois, Grandbois, Bois, Garis, Gamboa, Godbold, Godbout, Salois

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Gadbois Family Origin

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Gadbois Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Wks. Cotton Mill

    12%

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In 1880, the most common Gadbois occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Gadbois's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gadbois family was Wks. Cotton Mill. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gadbois.

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Gadbois Historical Records

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Gadbois Life Expectancy

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