Gano Family History

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Gano Name Meaning

French: variant of Ganeau, Ganot, or Guéneau, all derived from a personal name based on the Germanic element wan ‘hope’. This name came to America with the Huguenots.

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


Similar surnames: Gant, Ganz, Geno, Tano, Dano, Vano, Gann, Baro, Gan, Sanz

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Gano Family Origin

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Gano Family Occupations

What did your Gano ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gano. The most common Gano occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Gano's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gano family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    2%
  • Retired Farmer

    2%

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

Gano Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gano Life Expectancy

What is the average Gano lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gano in 1956 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gano

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gano 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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