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Gannett Family History

Gannett Name Meaning
English: nickname probably for a voracious or raucous person, from Middle English ganet ‘solan goose’, ‘gannet’, from Old English ganot.

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

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7,373 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
950 Military Records
910 Immigration Records
5,253 Census and Voter Lists
34,140 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gannett Families

  • Number of Gannett families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gannett families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Gannett families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Gannett Family Origin

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Gannett Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Gannett

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gannett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gannett census records

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Gannett Civil War Service Records

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