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Gadbois Family History

Gadbois Name Meaning
French: variant spelling of Gadebois (Artois), itself a variant of Gâtebois, a topographic name composed of the elements gâté ‘spoilt’, ‘laid waste’ + bois ‘wood’. In New England, this has been rendered as Wood in English.

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

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11,341 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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855 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gadbois Families

  • Number of Gadbois families
     27 - 52
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gadbois Family Origin

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Gadbois Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gadbois

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Gadbois Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gadbois Civil War Service Records

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