Gurganus Family History

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Gurganus Name Meaning

Of Welsh origin: from an Anglicized form of the personal name Gwrgenau, composed of the elements gwr ‘man’, ‘warrior’ + cenau ‘whelp’, ‘young dog’, a term used in Welsh heroic poetry for a soldier ferocious in attack.

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

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Gurganus Family Origin

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Gurganus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works On Farm

    4%

In 1880, the most common Gurganus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Gurganus's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gurganus. A less common occupation for the Gurganus family was Works On Farm.

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Gurganus Historical Records

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Gurganus Life Expectancy

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