Ganser Family History

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Ganser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a breeder or keeper of geese, from an agent derivative of Middle High German gans ‘goose’.

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


Similar surnames: Gander, Genser, Gaiser, Ganter, Ganster, Gasser, Manser, Gansen

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Ganser Family Origin

Where is the Ganser family from?

Ganser Family Occupations

What did your Ganser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ganser. A less common occupation for the Ganser family was Baker. The most common Ganser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Ganser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Saloon Keeper

    7%
  • Baker

    3%

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

Ganser Historical Records

What Ganser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ganser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganser 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 Ganser

Passenger List

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

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Ganser Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganser lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ganser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Ganser in 1954 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ganser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ganser 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 Ganser Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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