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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Farm Bailiff

    2%

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

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Game Historical Records

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Game Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2003, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Game

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