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Gavett Name Meaning

English: variant of Gavitt. Alternatively, perhaps, French: variant of Gavette.

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

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Gavett Family Origin

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Gavett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Banker

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Banker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gavett. A less common occupation for the Gavett family was Carpenter. The most common Gavett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Gavett's were Farmers.

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Gavett Historical Records

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Gavett Life Expectancy

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