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Gourdin Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French gourdin ‘madman’, ‘fool’.

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

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Gourdin Family Origin

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Gourdin Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    7%

In 1880, the most common Gourdin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Gourdin's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Gourdin family was Farming. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gourdin.

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Gourdin Historical Records

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Gourdin Life Expectancy

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