Gadway Family History

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Gadway Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of the French name Gadoin, from a personal name of Germanic origin, composed of the elements wadi ‘pledge’, ‘security’ + wini ‘friend’. Alternatively, it may be an Americanized form of Gadaud (see Gadoury) or some other name with the same first element.

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


Similar surnames: Galway, Gasaway, Radway, Rada, Garay, Ordway, Salway, Gadsby, Aday

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Gadway Family Origin

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Gadway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Laboror

    17%
  • Painter

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gadway family was Painter. The most common Gadway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Gadway's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Laboror were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gadway.

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