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Gaston Name Meaning

French: from the Old French oblique case of a Germanic personal name, originally probably a byname from gasti ‘stranger’, ‘guest’, ‘host’. Compare Guest. The surname is also found in England and Ireland, where it is probably a Huguenot importation.

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


Similar surnames: Aston, Baston, Gayton, Gascon, Easton, Caston, Garson, Mason, Haston

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Gaston Family Origin

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Gaston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Labourer

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    10%
  • Black Smith

    6%

In 1881, the most common Gaston occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Gaston's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Labourer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaston. A less common occupation for the Gaston family was Black Smith.

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Gaston Historical Records

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Gaston Life Expectancy

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