Gama Name Meaning

Portuguese: probably from gama ‘fallow deer doe’, feminine form of gamo, possibly as a topographic or habitational name.

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

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Gama Family Origin

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Gama Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    67%
  • Saloon Keeper

    33%

In 1880, Miner and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gama. The most common Gama occupation in the USA was Miner. 67% of Gama's were Miners.

Source: Census data for Gama | Data not to scale

Gama Historical Records

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Gama Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Gama life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Gama in 1963 was 70, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gama

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