Ganley Family History

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Ganley Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Sheanlaoich, from sean ‘old’ + laoch ‘hero’, ‘warrior’.

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


Similar surnames: Ginley, Manley, Hanley, Shanley, Gauley, Galley, Gawley, Gallen

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Ganley Family Origin

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Ganley Family Occupations

What did your Ganley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ganley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 31% of Ganley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ganley family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Fisherman and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ganley.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Fisherman

    25%
  • School

    19%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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

Ganley Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ganley Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganley lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ganley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ganley in 1953 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ganley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ganley 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.

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