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Gongaware Name Meaning

German: probably an Americanized form of the common Bavarian name Ganghofer, a habitational name for someone from any of the places named Gangkofen in northern Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Goodacre, Longacre, Gannaway, Norgaard, Longway, Longshore, Montanaro

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Gongaware Family Origin

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Gongaware Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gongaware. A less common occupation for the Gongaware family was Miner. The most common Gongaware occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Gongaware's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Miner

    7%

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Gongaware Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gongaware Life Expectancy

What is the average Gongaware lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Gongaware life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Gongaware in 1961 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gongaware

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gongaware 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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