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Find more Gano relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 183 less people named Gano in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,149 people named Gano in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Gano in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 966 people named Gano were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 508 females, Mary was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 253 were children

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As Gano families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 177 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey