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Gannett Name Meaning

English: nickname probably for a voracious or raucous person, from Middle English ganet ‘solan goose’, ‘gannet’, from Old English ganot.

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


Similar surnames: Garnett, Gunnett, Arnett, Dunnett, Kinnett, Gantert, Gurnett, Pallett

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Gannett Family Origin

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Gannett Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Gannett occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 50% of Gannett's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gannett.

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Gannett Historical Records

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Gannett Life Expectancy

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