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Gougeon Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for maker or pegs or stakes, from goujon ‘peg’, ‘stake’. nickname from the gudgeon, Old French gougon (Latin gobio, genitive gobionis). The fish is considered easy to catch, and so the nickname may have denoted a greedy or gullible person.

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


Similar surnames: Gudgeon, Pidgeon, Bourdon, Goulet, Gordon, Fougere, Mouton, Houghton

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Gougeon Family Origin

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Gougeon Family Occupations

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  • Formerly Ironer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Gougeon occupation in the UK was Formerly Ironer. 100% of Gougeon's were Formerly Ironers.

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