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Gaillard Name Meaning

nickname from French gaillard ‘strong’, ‘robust’, possibly from Gaulish galia ‘strength’ + the suffix -ard. from Old French gaile ‘cheerful’ (of Germanic origin; compare Gale 1) + the pejorative suffix -ard.

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

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Gaillard Family Origin

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Gaillard Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaillard family was Farming. The most common Gaillard occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Gaillard's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaillard.

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Gaillard Life Expectancy

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