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Gagne Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a farmer or peasant, from Old French ga(i)gnier ‘to cultivate or work (the land)’. Numerous variants and Americanized forms are found (see Gagner, Gonyea).

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


Similar surnames: Gagner, Gage, Sayne, Cane, Laine, Page, Garbe, Bane, Lage, Gager

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Gagne Family Origin

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Gagne Family Occupations

What did your Gagne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagne. A less common occupation for the Gagne family was Works In Woolen Mill. The most common Gagne occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Gagne's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    7%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gagne ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gagne Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gagne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gagne 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Gagne. 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 Gagne. For the veterans among your Gagne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gagne Life Expectancy

What is the average Gagne lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gagne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gagne in 1943 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gagne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gagne 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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