Gany Family History

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Gany Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Many, Wang, Yang, Han, Yan, Kang, May, Pan, Hay, Tang

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Gany Family Origin

Where is the Gany family from?

Gany Family Occupations

What did your Gany ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gany. A less common occupation for the Gany family was Clerk P. G. Office. The most common Gany occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Gany's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Clerk P. G. Office


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

Gany Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gany. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gany 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 Gany

Passenger List

There are 436 immigration records available for the last name Gany. 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 215 military records available for the last name Gany. For the veterans among your Gany ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gany Life Expectancy

What is the average Gany lifespan?

Between 1976 and 2004, in the United States, Gany life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Gany in 1976 was 84, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gany

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gany 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.

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