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Gamache Family History

Gamache Name Meaning
French: habitational name from places in Eure and Somme called Gamaches, first recorded in the 8th century as Gannapio and Gammapium respectively. The place names are of uncertain origin; one suggestion is that they may have been named with the Celtic elements cam ‘bent’, ‘winding’ + apia ‘water’.

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

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32,995 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,503 Military Records
1,455 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Gamache Families

  • Number of Gamache families
     56 - 110
     19 - 55
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gamache families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gamache families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gamache Family Origin

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Gamache Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Gamache

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Gamache Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Gamache Civil War Service Records

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