Gannaway Family History

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Gannaway Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Janaways, the Middle English name for someone from the seaport of Genoa in Italy. This was taken as a plural, but is in fact an English spelling of the Old French adjectival form, Genoveis, Italian Genovese ‘Genoese’ (see Genovese).

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

Similar surnames: Garraway, Attaway, Hathaway, Janeway, Ganaway, Callaway, Caraway

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Gannaway Family Origin

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Gannaway Family Occupations

What did your Gannaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Operator was the top reported job for people in the CA named Gannaway.

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Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator

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Gannaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Gannaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gannaway 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 795 immigration records available for the last name Gannaway. 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 Gannaway. For the veterans among your Gannaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gannaway Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gannaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gannaway in 1943 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

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