Gamet Family History

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Gamet Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Gamo, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gam-, a short form of Old High German gaman ‘joy’ or gamal ‘old’, ‘aged’.

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

Similar surnames: Game, Gamm, Gatt, Gast, Gates, Hamel, Gamez, Gamel, Gabel, Grames

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Gamet Family Origin

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Gamet Family Occupations

What did your Gamet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gamet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Gamet's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gamet family was Dry Goods Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Doctor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamet.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Doctor

  • Dry Goods Merchant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gamet ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gamet Historical Records

What Gamet family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gamet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gamet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gamet

Passenger List

There are 325 immigration records available for the last name Gamet. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 571 military records available for the last name Gamet. For the veterans among your Gamet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gamet Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamet lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Gamet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gamet in 1952 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gamet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamet ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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