Gann Family History

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Gann Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGann. German: from the personal name Gano, or, in Austria, a short form of Candidus, a personal name from Latin candidus ‘bright’, ‘white’, ‘clear’, ‘beautiful’ (see Kann). German: topographic name for someone who lived near an expanse of scree, Middle High German gant.

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

Similar surnames: Kann, Dann, Mann, Ganz, Wann, Gant, Bann, Pann, Gunn, Rann

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Gann Family Origin

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Gann Family Occupations

What did your Gann ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gann occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 100% of Gann's were Farm Labourers.

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  • Farm Labourer


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

Gann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Gann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gann 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gann. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Gann. For the veterans among your Gann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gann Life Expectancy

What is the average Gann lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gann in 1946 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gann 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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