Ganby Family History

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Ganby Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Danby, Canby, Hanby, Darby, Gandy, Saxby, Haney, Dalby, Raby, Carby

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Ganby Family Origin

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Ganby Family Occupations

What did your Ganby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Works For Rr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ganby. A less common occupation for the Ganby family was House Carpenter. The most common Ganby occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 29% of Ganby's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Works For Rr

  • House Carpenter


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

Ganby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 686 census records available for the last name Ganby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganby census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ganby

Passenger List

There are 91 immigration records available for the last name Ganby. 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 84 military records available for the last name Ganby. For the veterans among your Ganby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ganby Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganby lifespan?

Between 1974 and 1990, in the United States, Ganby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ganby in 1974 was 65, and 80 in 1990.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ganby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ganby 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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