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Gannaway Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Janaways, the Middle English name for someone from the seaport of Genoa in Italy. This was taken as a plural, but is in fact an English spelling of the Old French adjectival form, Genoveis, Italian Genovese ‘Genoese’ (see Genovese).

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


Similar surnames: Garraway, Attaway, Hathaway, Janeway, Ganaway, Callaway, Caraway

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Gannaway Family Origin

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Gannaway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gannaway. The most common Gannaway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gannaway's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gannaway family was Farm Hand.

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Gannaway Life Expectancy

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