Gano Name Meaning

French: variant of Ganeau, Ganot, or Guéneau, all derived from a personal name based on the Germanic element wan ‘hope’. This name came to America with the Huguenots.

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


Similar surnames: Gant, Ganz, Geno, Tano, Dano, Vano, Gann, Baro, Gan, Sanz

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Gano Family Origin

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Gano Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    2%
  • Retired Farmer

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gano family was Retired Farmer. The most common Gano occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Gano's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gano.

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Gano Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, Gano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Gano in 1956 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gano

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