Gargano Family History

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Gargano Name Meaning

Italian: apparently a regional name from Gargano, an extensive area of Apulia, but more likely from a typically Sicilian variant of the personal name Galgano, itself a variant of Galvano, Italian equivalent of Gawain (see Galvin).

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


Similar surnames: Galgano, Galiano, Gargan, Marano, Pagano, Mariano, Gaetano, Gargaro

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Gargano Family Origin

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Gargano Family Occupations

What did your Gargano ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gargano occupation in the USA was Art. Flow. Maker. 33% of Gargano's were Art. Flow. Makers. A less common occupation for the Gargano family was Shoemaker. Art. Flow. Maker and Organ Player were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gargano.

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  • Art. Flow. Maker

    33%
  • Organ Player

    33%
  • Shoemaker

    33%

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Gargano Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Gargano ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Gargano Life Expectancy

What is the average Gargano lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Gargano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gargano in 1944 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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United States

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