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Gaylord Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gaillard, associated in particular with the Huguenots.

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


Similar surnames: Gaylor, Gayler, Caylor, Galford, Aylor, Rayford, Callard, Gaymon

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Gaylord Family Origin

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Gaylord Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaylord family was Carpenter. The most common Gaylord occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Gaylord's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaylord.

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Gaylord Life Expectancy

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