Gagne Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a farmer or peasant, from Old French ga(i)gnier ‘to cultivate or work (the land)’. Numerous variants and Americanized forms are found (see Gagner, Gonyea).

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


Similar surnames: Gagner, Gage, Sayne, Cane, Laine, Page, Garbe, Bane, Lage, Gager

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Gagne Family Origin

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Gagne Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    7%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagne. A less common occupation for the Gagne family was Works In Woolen Mill. The most common Gagne occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Gagne's were Laborers.

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Gagne Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Gagne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gagne in 1943 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gagne

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