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Gunning Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conaing ‘descendant of Conaing’, a personal name, a borrowing of Anglo-Saxon cyning ‘king’.

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


Similar surnames: Dunning, Manning, Gunnin, Jenning, Ronning, Bunning, Janning, Panning

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Gunning Family Origin

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Gunning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gunning family was Carpenter. The most common Gunning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Gunning's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gunning.

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Gunning Historical Records

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Gunning Life Expectancy

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