Gano Family History

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Gano Name Meaning

French: variant of Ganeau, Ganot, or Guéneau, all derived from a personal name based on the Germanic element wan ‘hope’. This name came to America with the Huguenots.

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

Similar surnames: Gant, Ganz, Geno, Tano, Dano, Vano, Gann, Baro, Gan, Sanz

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Gano Family Origin

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Gano Family Occupations

What did your Gano ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dock Labourer (incapacitated) was the top reported job for people in the UK named Gano.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dock Labourer (incapacitated)

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

Gano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Gano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gano 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 Gano. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Gano. For the veterans among your Gano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gano Life Expectancy

What is the average Gano lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gano in 1956 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

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