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Gamage Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in France called Gamaches (see Gamache).

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


Similar surnames: Gange, Gamache, Ramage, Talmage, Garate, Savage, Ladage, Palace

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Where is the Gamage family from?

You can see how Gamage families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gamage family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gamage families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Gamage families living in Ontario. This was about 82% of all the recorded Gamage's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Gamage families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gamage surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gamage ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gamage. 27% of Gamage men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Gamage women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gamage were Clerk and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Clerk
    14%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Gamage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gamage census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 938 immigration records available for the last name Gamage. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Gamage lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gamage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Gamage in 1955 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

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