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Gaa Surname Meaning

German: Bavarian dialect variant of Gau .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Gaw, Gay, Gau, Gaar, Au, Goy, Gad, Pax, Garb, Haaf

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Where is the Gaa family from?

You can see how Gaa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gaa family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Gaa families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Gaa families living in Hertfordshire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Gaa's in United Kingdom. Hertfordshire had the highest population of Gaa families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gaa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gaa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gaa. 56% of Gaa men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Gaa women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gaa were Manager and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    56%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Manager
    23%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gaa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 295 immigration records available for the last name Gaa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gaa. For the veterans among your Gaa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gaa lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Gaa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gaa in 1962 was 76, and 87 in 2003.

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