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Gannett Name Meaning

English: nickname probably for a voracious or raucous person, from Middle English ganet ‘solan goose’, ‘gannet’, from Old English ganot.

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

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Gannett Family Origin

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Gannett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Book Keeper

    4%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gannett family was Works In Shoe Factory. Farmer, Keeping House and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gannett. The most common Gannett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gannett's were Farmers.

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Gannett Historical Records

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Gannett Life Expectancy

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