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Game Name Meaning

English: from Middle English game, gamen ‘amusement’, ‘pastime’ (Old English gamen), hence a nickname for a merry or sporty person. German (Gä(h)me): from a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German gaman ‘fun’, ‘game’.

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


Similar surnames: Gale, Gamm, Gamet, Gabe, Gade, Gage, Lamm, Cape, Dame, Ramp

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Game Family Origin

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Game Family Occupations

What did your Game ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Game occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Game's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Game family was Farm Bailiff. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Game.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Farm Bailiff

    2%

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

Game Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Game Life Expectancy

What is the average Game lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Game life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Game in 1952 was 29, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Game

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Game 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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