Gammon Family History

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Gammon Name Meaning

variant of Game. from Anglo-Norman French gambon ‘ham’, a diminutive of gambe, Norman-Picard form of Old French jambe ‘leg’ (Late Latin gamba), hence probably a nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the legs or gait.

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


Similar surnames: Gaymon, Gayton, Ammon, Gaston, Gammel, Gamm, Gamlin, Damman, Gamon

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Gammon Family Origin

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Gammon Family Occupations

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laundress

    3%

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

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Gammon Historical Records

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Gammon Life Expectancy

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