Gemme Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a jeweller, from gemme ‘gem’, ‘precious stone’. German: perhaps a metonymic name derived from a stem Gam-, as in the 16th century female personal name Gemeke.

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


Similar surnames: Gemma, Hemme, Demme, Lemme, Emme, Temme, Gehm, Gemmer, Remme, Homme

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Gemme Family Origin

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Gemme Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    33%
  • Work In Cotton Mill

    33%
  • Works In Cot. Mill

    33%

In 1880, Barber and Work In Cotton Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gemme. The most common Gemme occupation in the USA was Barber. 33% of Gemme's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Gemme family was Works In Cot. Mill.

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Gemme Historical Records

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Gemme Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Gemme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Gemme in 1951 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gemme

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