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Gaston Name Meaning

French: from the Old French oblique case of a Germanic personal name, originally probably a byname from gasti ‘stranger’, ‘guest’, ‘host’. Compare Guest. The surname is also found in England and Ireland, where it is probably a Huguenot importation.

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


Similar surnames: Aston, Baston, Gayton, Gascon, Easton, Caston, Garson, Mason, Haston

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Gaston Family Origin

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Gaston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

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Gaston Historical Records

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Gaston Life Expectancy

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