Gans Family History
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Gans Name Meaning
from Dutch and German gans ‘goose’, hence a nickname for a foolish person or a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred or tended geese, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a goose. nickname for a healthy or strong person, from Middle Low German gans ‘whole’, ‘complete’, ‘healthy’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Gaus, Gant, Krans, Ganz, Hand, Lang, Gann, Hans, Gass, Wang