Gaunce Family History

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Gaunce Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aonghuis (see McCance). Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Ganz.

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


Similar surnames: Hance, Counce, Bunce, Faunce, Guice, Glance, Younce, Gange, Mounce

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Gaunce Family Origin

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Gaunce Family Occupations

What did your Gaunce ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gaunce occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Gaunce's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaunce family was Machine Agent. Farmer, Student and Farmers were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaunce.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Student

    18%
  • Farmers

    9%
  • Machine Agent

    9%

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

Gaunce Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaunce Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaunce lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gaunce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gaunce in 1956 was 52, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaunce

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaunce 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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