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Gamelin Name Meaning

French: from pet form of any of the compound personal names formed with gamal, related to Old Norse gamall, Old German gamel ‘old’, ‘aged’. Possibly a respelling of German Gammelin, a habitational name from a place in Mecklenburg called Gammelin.

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


Similar surnames: Gamlin, Melin, Gatlin, Pamplin, Galin, Garlin, Gaulin, Hamel, Gamblin

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Gamelin Family Origin

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Gamelin Family Occupations

What did your Gamelin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gamelin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 53% of Gamelin's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Gamelin family was Cultivateur Son. Cultivateur, Journalier and Navigateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamelin.

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  • Cultivateur

    53%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Navigateur

    6%
  • Cultivateur Son

    3%

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Gamelin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gamelin Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamelin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gamelin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gamelin in 1946 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gamelin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamelin 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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