Gonthier Family History

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Gonthier Name Meaning

French and Swiss French: from the Old French personal name Gontier, composed of the Germanic elements gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Compare Gunter.

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


Similar surnames: Gunter, Gauthier, Lanthier, Rother, Authier, Pothier, Routhier

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Gonthier Family Origin

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Gonthier Family Occupations

What did your Gonthier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gonthier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 26% of Gonthier's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Gonthier family was Charron. Cultivateur, Charretier and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gonthier.

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  • Cultivateur

    26%
  • Charretier

    13%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • Charron

    6%

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

Gonthier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gonthier Life Expectancy

What is the average Gonthier lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gonthier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gonthier in 1960 was 52, and 28 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gonthier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gonthier 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.

Famous Gonthier Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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