Gaymon Family History

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Gaymon Name Meaning

French: from pet form of Gaimo, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with gaid ‘point of a spear’+ a second element beginning with m- (for examples, see Gayman). Probably an Americanized spelling of German Gehmann (see Gehman). This name is concentrated in SC.

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


Similar surnames: Gayman, Gayton, Salmon, Guymon, Daymon, Gammon, Mayon, Hayman, Gaynor

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Gaymon Family Origin

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Gaymon Family Occupations

What did your Gaymon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gaymon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Gaymon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaymon family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaymon.

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  • Farmer

    68%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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Gaymon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaymon Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaymon lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Gaymon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Gaymon in 1947 was 32, and 57 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaymon 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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