Gayman Family History

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Gayman Name Meaning

English: occupational name meaning ‘servant of Gay’. French: from a Germanic personal name Gaidman or Gaidmar, of which the first element is gaida ‘point (of a lance)’. German (Gaymann): variant of Gau 1, reinforced by the addition of man ‘man’. Americanized spelling of German Gehmann (see Gehman).

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


Similar surnames: Rayman, Gaymon, Hayman, Layman, German, Waxman, Bayman, Garman

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Gayman Family Origin

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Gayman Family Occupations

What did your Gayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gayman. 42% of Gayman men worked as a Cultivateur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    42%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Journalier
    17%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gayman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Gayman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gayman 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 290 immigration records available for the last name Gayman. 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 668 military records available for the last name Gayman. For the veterans among your Gayman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gayman Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gayman in 1943 was 65, and 81 in 2004.

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