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Gayman Name Meaning

English: occupational name meaning ‘servant of Gay’. French: from a Germanic personal name Gaidman or Gaidmar, of which the first element is gaida ‘point (of a lance)’. German (Gaymann): variant of Gau 1, reinforced by the addition of man ‘man’. Americanized spelling of German Gehmann (see Gehman).

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


Similar surnames: Rayman, Gaymon, Hayman, Layman, German, Waxman, Bayman, Garman

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Gayman Family Origin

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Gayman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gayman. The most common Gayman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Gayman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gayman family was Keeping House.

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Gayman Life Expectancy

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