Ganger Family History

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Ganger Name Meaning

English: from an agent derivative of Old English gangan ‘to walk’, hence possibly a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait; by the period of surname formation, however, the word had acquired the sense ‘go-between’ and it is likely that this meaning lies behind the surname in some instances. German (usually Gänger): variant of Gengler.

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


Similar surnames: Gange, Gander, Ranger, Ginger, Gager, Zanger, Ganter, Manger, Mander

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Ganger Family Origin

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Ganger Family Occupations

What did your Ganger ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ganger. 10% of Ganger men worked as a Builders Labourer and 24% of Ganger women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ganger were Dairy Farmer and Indepent

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
    10%
  • Club Custodian
    10%
  • Commission Agents Clerk
    10%
  • Dairy Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    24%
  • Charwoman
    8%
  • Decorator
    8%
  • Indepent
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ganger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ganger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ganger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Ganger. For the veterans among your Ganger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ganger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganger lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ganger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Ganger in 1957 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

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