Gauvreau Family History

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Gauvreau Name Meaning

French: of uncertain origin; possibly from a pet form of the Old French personal name Gauvin (see Gavin).

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


Similar surnames: Gaudreau, Galipeau, Goudeau, Garneau, Jarreau, Gautreau, Wavra

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Gauvreau Family Origin

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Gauvreau Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    11%
  • Cordonnier

    7%
  • Journalier

    4%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gauvreau family was School. Cultivateur, Cordonnier and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gauvreau. The most common Gauvreau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 11% of Gauvreau's were Cultivateurs.

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Gauvreau Historical Records

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Gauvreau Life Expectancy

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