Ganster Family History

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Ganster Name Meaning

nickname for a vivacious or fiery man, from Middle High German ganster ‘spark’. nickname or occupational name from South German ganster ‘gander’. Compare Ganter.

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


Similar surnames: Ganter, Galster, Gander, Ganser, Gaiser, Finster, Panter, Genser

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Ganster Family Origin

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Ganster Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ganster ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Forgeman

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%

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In 1880, Forgeman, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ganster. The most common Ganster occupation in the USA was Forgeman. 21% of Ganster's were Forgemans. A less common occupation for the Ganster family was Engineer.

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Ganster Historical Records

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Ganster Life Expectancy

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