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Gaynor Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnbhairr ‘son of Fionnbharr’, a personal name composed of fionn ‘fair’, ‘white’ + barr ‘top’, ‘head’. Welsh and English: from the female personal name Gaenor (a form of Welsh Gwenhwyfar, a compound of gwen ‘fair’, ‘white’ + (g)wyf ‘smooth’, ‘yielding’ + fawr ‘large’. This was the name of King Arthur’s queen Guinevere).

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

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Gaynor Family Origin

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Gaynor Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaynor. A less common occupation for the Gaynor family was Blacksmith. The most common Gaynor occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Gaynor's were Laborers.

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Gaynor Life Expectancy

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