Gauthier Family History

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Gauthier Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wald ‘rule’ + hari, heri ‘army’ (see Walter). This name is also found in Switzerland and may have been brought to the U.S. from there.

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


Similar surnames: Authier, Gonthier, Lanthier, Garnier, Gautier, Duthie, Mathie, Garthe

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Gauthier Family Origin

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Gauthier Family Occupations

What did your Gauthier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gauthier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Gauthier's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gauthier. A less common occupation for the Gauthier family was Forgeron.

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Journalier

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Forgeron

    2%

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

Gauthier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gauthier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gauthier 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 Gauthier. 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 Gauthier. For the veterans among your Gauthier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gauthier Life Expectancy

What is the average Gauthier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gauthier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gauthier in 1941 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gauthier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gauthier 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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