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