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Gathers Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of North German Gather, a habitational name for someone from either of two places called Gath (near Krefeld and in Schleswig).

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


Similar surnames: Rather, Cathers, Gates, Cather, Athens, Waters, Garbers, Watters

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Gathers Family Origin

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Gathers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Field Hand

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Gathers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Gathers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gathers family was Field Hand. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gathers.

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Gathers Historical Records

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Gathers Life Expectancy

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