Gamache Family History

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Gamache Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places in Eure and Somme called Gamaches, first recorded in the 8th century as Gannapio and Gammapium respectively. The place names are of uncertain origin; one suggestion is that they may have been named with the Celtic elements cam ‘bent’, ‘winding’ + apia ‘water’.

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

Similar surnames: Gamage, Tache, Lamothe, Laroche, Lamarre, Palace, Lamarche, Ramalho

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Gamache Family Origin

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Gamache Family Occupations

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

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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In 1880, the most common Gamache occupation in the USA was Laborer. 34% of Gamache's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamache. A less common occupation for the Gamache family was Keeping House.

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Gamache Historical Records

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Gamache Life Expectancy

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