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Gougeon Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for maker or pegs or stakes, from goujon ‘peg’, ‘stake’. nickname from the gudgeon, Old French gougon (Latin gobio, genitive gobionis). The fish is considered easy to catch, and so the nickname may have denoted a greedy or gullible person.

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


Similar surnames: Gudgeon, Pidgeon, Bourdon, Goulet, Gordon, Fougere, Mouton, Houghton

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Gougeon Family Origin

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Gougeon Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Journalier

    13%
  • Scholar

    4%
  • Journallier

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gougeon family was Journallier. The most common Gougeon occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Gougeon's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gougeon.

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Gougeon Historical Records

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Gougeon Life Expectancy

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