Gannon Family History

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Gannon Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhionnáin, a patronymic from the personal name Fionnán. This name, from a diminutive of fionn ‘white’, ‘fair’, was borne by several early Irish saints.

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

Similar surnames: Cannon, Bannon, Hannon, Hanson, Ganson, Hanlon, Grannan, Gayton

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Gannon Family Origin

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Gannon Family Occupations

What did your Gannon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gannon. 15% of Gannon men worked as a General Labourer and 70% of Gannon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gannon were Incapacitated and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Gannon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 113,000 census records available for the last name Gannon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gannon 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Gannon. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Gannon. For the veterans among your Gannon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gannon Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Gannon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gannon in 1940 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

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