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Gaither Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English gaytere ‘goatherd’, an agent derivative of Middle English gayte ‘goat’ (a northern spelling of Old English gat, or from the related Old Norse word geit).

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

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Gaither Family Origin

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Gaither Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaither. The most common Gaither occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gaither's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaither family was Farm Laborer.

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Gaither Historical Records

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Gaither Life Expectancy

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