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Gignac Name Meaning

French: habitational name for someone from any of various places so called in Bouches-du-Rhône, Hérault, Lot, and Vaucluse.

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


Similar surnames: Brignac, Vigna, Higham, Dignam, Benac, Vignali, Mina, Vignes, Hegna

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Gignac Family Origin

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Gignac Family Occupations

What did your Gignac ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gignac. A less common occupation for the Gignac family was Farmer. The most common Gignac occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 15% of Gignac's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    15%
  • Journalier

    14%
  • School

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gignac ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gignac Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gignac Life Expectancy

What is the average Gignac lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gignac life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Gignac in 1940 was 67, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gignac

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gignac 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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