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Gareau Name Meaning

French: nickname from the dialect word gar(r)el, gar(r)eau ‘limping’, ‘bow legged’.

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


Similar surnames: Garceau, Gereau, Garneau, Barbeau, Grau, Lareau, Bureau, Reau

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Gareau Family Origin

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Gareau Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Lastmaker

    33%
  • Works Cotton Mill

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gareau family was Works Cotton Mill. The most common Gareau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gareau's were Farmers. Farmer and Lastmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gareau.

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Gareau Historical Records

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Gareau Life Expectancy

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