Ganaway Family History

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Ganaway Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Gannaway.

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

Similar surnames: Gannaway, Calaway, Holaway, Hadaway, Janeway, Gasaway, Haraway

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Ganaway Family Origin

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Ganaway Family Occupations

What did your Ganaway ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ganaway. A less common occupation for the Ganaway family was Keeping House. The most common Ganaway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Ganaway's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Ganaway Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Ganaway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganaway 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 183 immigration records available for the last name Ganaway. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 596 military records available for the last name Ganaway. For the veterans among your Ganaway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ganaway Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganaway lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ganaway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Ganaway in 1960 was 47, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ganaway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ganaway ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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