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Gagnon Name Meaning

nickname for an aggressive or belligerent man, from Old French gagnon ‘ mastiff’, ‘guard dog’. possibly from Occitan ganhon ‘young pig’, applied as an offensive nickname. See also Gonyeau.

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

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Gagnon Family Origin

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Gagnon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cotton Mill

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gagnon family was Cotton Mill. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagnon. The most common Gagnon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Gagnon's were Farmers.

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Gagnon Life Expectancy

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