Gangloff Family History

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Gangloff Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Gangulf, composed of the elements gang ‘walk’ + wolf, wulf ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Harloff, Egloff, Langolf, Radloff, Gerloff, Gangl, Ortloff, Langhoff

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Gangloff Family Origin

Where is the Gangloff family from?

Gangloff Family Occupations

What did your Gangloff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gangloff. A less common occupation for the Gangloff family was Barber. The most common Gangloff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gangloff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Barber


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

Gangloff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Gangloff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gangloff 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 846 immigration records available for the last name Gangloff. 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 991 military records available for the last name Gangloff. For the veterans among your Gangloff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gangloff Life Expectancy

What is the average Gangloff lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Gangloff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gangloff in 1944 was 46, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gangloff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gangloff 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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