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Gagner Name Meaning

French: from gagneur ‘cultivator’, an agent derivative of Old French ga(i)gnier ‘to cultivate’ (see Gagne).

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


Similar surnames: Gagne, Garner, Gager, Wagner, Gage, Gagnier, Kasner, Lakner, Hafner

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Gagner Family Origin

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Gagner Family Occupations

What did your Gagner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Cultivateur'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gagner. The most common Gagner occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 34% of Gagner's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Gagner family was Farmer.

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  • Cultivateur

    34%
  • Journalier

    12%
  • Cultivateur'S Son

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gagner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gagner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gagner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gagner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gagner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gagner. For the veterans among your Gagner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gagner Life Expectancy

What is the average Gagner lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gagner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gagner in 1949 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gagner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gagner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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