Gann Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGann. German: from the personal name Gano, or, in Austria, a short form of Candidus, a personal name from Latin candidus ‘bright’, ‘white’, ‘clear’, ‘beautiful’ (see Kann). German: topographic name for someone who lived near an expanse of scree, Middle High German gant.

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

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Gann Family Origin

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Gann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gann. A less common occupation for the Gann family was Keeping House. The most common Gann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Gann's were Farmers.

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Gann Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Gann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Gann in 1946 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gann

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