Gault Name Meaning

English: nickname from the wild boar, Middle English galte, gaute, gault (Old Norse goltr). Wild boars were common in the British Isles from the earliest times, and became extinct only with the clearing of the large tracts of forest which formerly covered the country; hunting them was a favorite pastime in the Middle Ages. French: from Germanic walþu- ‘wood’, ‘forest’; a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a wood, or a habitational name for someone from any of the places named with this word, for example Le Gault in Loir-et-Cher, Marne, and Eure-et-Loir.

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

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Gault Family Origin

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Gault Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gault family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gault. The most common Gault occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Gault's were Farmers.

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Between 1948 and 2004, Gault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gault in 1948 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gault

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