Gargano Family History

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Gargano Name Meaning

Italian: apparently a regional name from Gargano, an extensive area of Apulia, but more likely from a typically Sicilian variant of the personal name Galgano, itself a variant of Galvano, Italian equivalent of Gawain (see Galvin).

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


Similar surnames: Galgano, Galiano, Gargan, Marano, Pagano, Mariano, Gaetano, Gargaro

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Gargano Family Origin

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Gargano Family Occupations

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  • Art. Flow. Maker

    33%
  • Organ Player

    33%
  • Shoemaker

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Gargano occupation in the USA was Art. Flow. Maker. 33% of Gargano's were Art. Flow. Makers. A less common occupation for the Gargano family was Shoemaker. Art. Flow. Maker and Organ Player were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gargano.

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Gargano Historical Records

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Gargano Life Expectancy

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