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Gender: male
Pronunciation: gas-ton, gas-tawn
Meaning: from Gascony
Related Names: Gas, Gascon, Gastone

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Rank in 2000s: 0 0

Name: gaston Origin: French,, Meaning (no case): from gascony






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ORIGIN AND HISTORY

Gaston as a name has French origins. Most likely, its etymology traces to people (and families) “from Gascony,” a place name in France. Another less likely suggested origin of the name is “strong guest.”


Gaston, with an original spelling closer to Gascon, first appeared in France around the 12th century. The name became common among noble families including those of Foix and Béam. The name Gaston likely became more popular with the rise of Gaston, the Duke of Orleans (1608-1660) by fans and followers of his opposition to Cardinal Richelieu. [1]



POPULARITY

According to the Social Security Administration, Gaston is not in the top 1000 names for any year of birth in the last 15 years.

However, Gaston did experience some degree of greater popularity in the earlier part of the last century:

Decade: 1930 - 1939 Rank: 997th

Decade: 1920 - 1929 Rank: 935th

Decade: 1910 - 1919 Rank: 766th

Decade: 1900 - 1909 Rank: 825th[1]


Surprisingly, and despite its French origins, Gaston is not and has not been a popular name in France for some time. However, internationally, Gaston does hold the following levels of popularity for the following years:

  • 537th - as a boy's name in Australia (NSW) (1997)
  • 821st - as a boy's name in Belgium (2003)
  • 1120th - as a boy's name in Belgium (2004)
  • 1519th - as a boy's name in Belgium (2002)
  • 1838th - as a boy's name in Belgium (2005) [1]

FACTS

  • The French celebrate the name Gaston as a Name Day on the 6th of February.
  • In Slovakia, the name Gaston has a Name Day celebrated on April 24th. [1]



NAMESAKES

  • Gaston County, NC Population (1990): 175093
  • Gaston, IN Population (1990): 979 Zip code(s): 47342
  • Gaston, NC Population (1990): 1003 Zip code(s): 27832
  • Gaston, OR Population (1990): 563 Zip code(s): 97119
  • Gaston, SC Population (1990): 984 Zip code(s): 29053


FAMOUS PERSONS


OTHER GASTON'S

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Author: Mike_Szimanski


NOTES

Facts about GastonRDF feed
Gender male  +
Length 6  +
Meaning from Gascony  +
Meaningnc from gascony  +
Name gaston  +
Origin French  +
Popularity 0  +
Pronunciation gas-ton, gas-tawn  +
Rank in 2000s 0  +
Related Gas  +, Gascon  +, and Gastone  +
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