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Gasaway Family History

Gasaway Name Meaning
Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gösswein, from the Germanic personal name Goswin, composed of the elements gosEG: please gloss this or possibly Gauta ‘Goth’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

59,958 Historical Documents with Gasaway on Ancestry
11,116 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,655 Military Records
233 Immigration Records
8,180 Census and Voter Lists
38,774 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gasaway Families

  • Number of Gasaway families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gasaway families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gasaway last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gasaway Family Origin

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Gasaway Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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