Gee Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McGee, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ‘son of Aodh’ (see McCoy). English: this is a common name in northern England, of uncertain origin. The existence of a patronymic form Geeson points to a personal name, but this has not been satisfactorily identified. It may in fact be the Irish or Scottish name in an English context. French (Gée): habitational name from any of several places called Gé or Gée, for example in Maine-et-Loire, derived from the Gallo-Roman domain name Gaiacum.

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


Similar surnames: Lee, Mee, Hee, Ge, Nee, Fee, Geer, Bee, Dee, Gere

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Gee Family Origin

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Gee Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gee family was School. The most common Gee occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Gee's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gee.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farmer Son

    7%
  • School

    6%

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Gee Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gee. 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

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Gee Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Gee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gee in 1941 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

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