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Gaynor Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnbhairr ‘son of Fionnbharr’, a personal name composed of fionn ‘fair’, ‘white’ + barr ‘top’, ‘head’. Welsh and English: from the female personal name Gaenor (a form of Welsh Gwenhwyfar, a compound of gwen ‘fair’, ‘white’ + (g)wyf ‘smooth’, ‘yielding’ + fawr ‘large’. This was the name of King Arthur’s queen Guinevere).

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


Similar surnames: Gannon, Maynor, Garner, Rayner, Gaymon, Gayton, Mayor, Gabor, Naylor

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Gaynor Family Origin

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Gaynor Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Boot Maker

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Cotton Weaver

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gaynor family was Cotton Weaver. The most common Gaynor occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Gaynor's were Labourers. Labourer, Boot Maker and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaynor.

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Gaynor Historical Records

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Gaynor Life Expectancy

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