Ganson Family History

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Ganson Name Meaning

Scottish and English: probably, as Black suggests, a patronymic from the personal name Gavin.

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


Similar surnames: Anson, Manson, Ranson, Janson, Hanson, Gannon, Landon, Jason, Gladson

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Ganson Family Origin

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Ganson Family Occupations

What did your Ganson 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 Ganson. 5% of Ganson men worked as a General Labourer and 48% of Ganson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ganson were Calico Printing Machine Jack Tenter and peicer Cotton Mill

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    5%
  • Apartment House Keeper
    3%
  • Apprentice Overhead Linesman
    3%
  • Calico Printing Machine Jack Tenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Shorthand Typist
    4%
  • peicer Cotton Mill
    2%

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

Ganson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ganson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganson 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 Ganson. 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 Ganson. For the veterans among your Ganson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ganson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ganson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ganson in 1951 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ganson

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