Gasaway Family History

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Gasaway Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Gösswein, from the Germanic personal name Goswin, composed of the elements gos or possibly Gauta ‘Goth’ + wine ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Gadway, Hathaway, Ottaway, Hallaway, Ganaway, Garraway, Gannaway

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Gasaway Family Origin

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Gasaway Family Occupations

What did your Gasaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gasaway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gasaway's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gasaway. A less common occupation for the Gasaway family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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

Gasaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Gasaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gasaway 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 296 immigration records available for the last name Gasaway. 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 Gasaway. For the veterans among your Gasaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gasaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Gasaway lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gasaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gasaway in 1944 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gasaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gasaway 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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