Last name: GAGNON

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GAGNON : This last name is indexed 624,311 times on Geneanet!

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GAGNON : French:: 1: occupational name for a farmer or peasant from a diminutive noun derivative of the Old French verb gaaignier ‘to cultivate or work (the land)’; compare Wagnon 1.2: nickname from Old French gaaignon ‘guard dog’ applied to an aggressive fierce man.3: possibly also from Occitan ganhon ‘young pig’ applied as an unflattering nickname. Compare Gonyo.

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