Ganyan Family History

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Ganyan 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: Mannan, Mangan, Payan, Bunyan, Langan, Banyas, Hannan, Banyai, Canaan

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Ganyan Family Origin

Where is the Ganyan family from?

Ganyan Family Occupations

What did your Ganyan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ganyan occupation in the USA was Works In Tobacco Factory. 50% of Ganyan's were Works In Tobacco Factorys. Works In Tobacco Factory and Works In Woolen Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ganyan.

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  • Works In Tobacco Factory

  • Works In Woolen Mill


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

Ganyan Historical Records

What Ganyan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 104 census records available for the last name Ganyan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganyan 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 Ganyan

Passenger List

There are 19 immigration records available for the last name Ganyan. 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 13 military records available for the last name Ganyan. For the veterans among your Ganyan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ganyan Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganyan lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ganyan 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ganyan

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