Ganschow Family History

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Ganschow Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place so named in Mecklenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Rachow, Malchow, Gutschow, Glasow, Jarchow, Zachow, Ascher, Enslow

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Ganschow Family Origin

Where is the Ganschow family from?

Ganschow Family Occupations

What did your Ganschow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ganschow family was Laborer On R.R.. Laborer, Boot And Shoe Dealer and Hardware Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ganschow. The most common Ganschow occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Ganschow's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Boot And Shoe Dealer

    17%
  • Hardware Dealer

    17%
  • Laborer On R.R.

    17%

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

Ganschow Historical Records

What Ganschow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ganschow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganschow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ganschow

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ganschow. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ganschow. For the veterans among your Ganschow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ganschow Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganschow lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ganschow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ganschow in 1957 was 54, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ganschow

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ganschow 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.

Famous Ganschow Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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