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Gamache Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places in Eure and Somme called Gamaches, first recorded in the 8th century as Gannapio and Gammapium respectively. The place names are of uncertain origin; one suggestion is that they may have been named with the Celtic elements cam ‘bent’, ‘winding’ + apia ‘water’.

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


Similar surnames: Gamage, Tache, Lamothe, Laroche, Lamarre, Palace, Lamarche, Ramalho

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Gamache Family Origin

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Gamache Family Occupations

What did your Gamache ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamache. A less common occupation for the Gamache family was Keeping House. The most common Gamache occupation in the USA was Laborer. 34% of Gamache's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    34%
  • Carpenter

    23%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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Gamache Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gamache ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gamache Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamache lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, Gamache life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gamache in 1945 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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