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Gavette Name Meaning

French Canadian spelling of French Gavet, which is probably a habitational name from Gavet in Isère or alternatively a topographic name from Gascon gavet ‘fast-flowing stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Gravett, Racette, Gavett, Clavette, Majette, Mayette, Payette

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Gavette Family Origin

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Gavette Family Occupations

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  • Check Steamer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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In 1880, Check Steamer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gavette. The most common Gavette occupation in the USA was Check Steamer. 50% of Gavette's were Check Steamers.

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Gavette Historical Records

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Gavette Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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