Gamon Family History

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Gamon Name Meaning

Spanish (Gamón): probably a topographic name from gamón ‘asphodel’.

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


Similar surnames: Damon, Ramon, Gaymon, Ayon, Gama, Amon, Gammon, Hamon, Ramson, Mazon

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Gamon Family Origin

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Gamon Family Occupations

What did your Gamon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gamon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Gamon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gamon. A less common occupation for the Gamon family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Gamon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gamon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gamon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gamon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gamon. For the veterans among your Gamon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gamon Life Expectancy

What is the average Gamon lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Gamon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gamon in 1966 was 56, and 52 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gamon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gamon 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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