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

What did your Gadbois ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Wks. Cotton Mill


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Gadbois Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Gadbois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gadbois census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gadbois. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gadbois. For the veterans among your Gadbois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gadbois Life Expectancy

What is the average Gadbois lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gadbois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gadbois in 1955 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gadbois ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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