Gongwer Family History

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Gongwer Name Meaning

Of German origin: variant of Gongaware.

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


Similar surnames: Gangwer, Fonger, Gonser, Gonter, Gower, Ganger, Lenger, Fenger

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Gongwer Family Origin

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Gongwer Family Occupations

What did your Gongwer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gongwer occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Gongwer's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gongwer.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Keeping House

    50%

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

Gongwer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gongwer Life Expectancy

What is the average Gongwer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gongwer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Gongwer in 1962 was 82, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gongwer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gongwer 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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