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Gaultney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Gaultney in Rushton, Northamptonshire, probably so named from Old Norse goltr ‘boar’ + Old Danish klint ‘steep cliff or bank’ with the later addition of Middle English heye ‘enclosure’. The surname is not found in the U.K. In the U.S., it is concentrated in GA. Compare Gautney.

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


Similar surnames: Gautney, Gault, Courtney, Galley, Maultsby, Gulley, Putney, Gailey

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Gaultney Family Origin

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Gaultney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Day Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaultney. A less common occupation for the Gaultney family was Farming. The most common Gaultney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Gaultney's were Farmers.

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Gaultney Historical Records

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Gaultney Life Expectancy

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