Ganyon Family History

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Ganyon 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: Lanyon, Manton, Cannon, Kenyon, Anson, Banton, Rayon, Hanson, Ranson

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Ganyon Family Origin

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Ganyon Family Occupations

What did your Ganyon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Baker, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ganyon. A less common occupation for the Ganyon family was Works In Liv. Stable. The most common Ganyon occupation in the USA was Baker. 25% of Ganyon's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Works In Liv. Stable


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

Ganyon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 379 census records available for the last name Ganyon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ganyon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 18 immigration records available for the last name Ganyon. 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 45 military records available for the last name Ganyon. For the veterans among your Ganyon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ganyon Life Expectancy

What is the average Ganyon lifespan?

Between 1971 and 2003, in the United States, Ganyon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ganyon in 1971 was 60, and 92 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ganyon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ganyon 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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