Ganje Family History

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Ganje Name Meaning

South German: unexplained; perhaps a respelling of Gänge, a nickname from Middle High German genge ‘fit’, or a pet form of Johann, a variant of the personal name Johannes.

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

Similar surnames: Gange, Gacke, Gann, Range, Game, Galle, Pane, Cane, Gans, Hance

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Ganje Family Origin

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Ganje Family Occupations

What did your Ganje ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ganje. 44% of Ganje men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework

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

Ganje Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 416 census records available for the last name Ganje. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganje 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 57 immigration records available for the last name Ganje. 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 138 military records available for the last name Ganje. For the veterans among your Ganje ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ganje Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Ganje life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ganje in 1960 was 44, and 74 in 2003.

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