Gammon Family History

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Gammon Name Meaning

variant of Game. from Anglo-Norman French gambon ‘ham’, a diminutive of gambe, Norman-Picard form of Old French jambe ‘leg’ (Late Latin gamba), hence probably a nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the legs or gait.

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


Similar surnames: Gaymon, Gayton, Ammon, Gaston, Gammel, Gamm, Gamlin, Damman, Gamon

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Gammon Family Origin

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Gammon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Fisherman

    23%
  • Servant

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1881, the most common Gammon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Gammon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gammon family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Fisherman and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gammon.

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Gammon Historical Records

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Gammon Life Expectancy

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