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Gongaware Name Meaning

German: probably an Americanized form of the common Bavarian name Ganghofer, a habitational name for someone from any of the places named Gangkofen in northern Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Goodacre, Longacre, Gannaway, Norgaard, Longway, Longshore, Montanaro

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Gongaware Family Origin

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Gongaware Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Miner

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gongaware family was Miner. The most common Gongaware occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Gongaware's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gongaware.

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Gongaware Life Expectancy

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