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


Similar surnames: Gurman, Gargan, German, Murnane, Ramus, Burhans, Jurgens, Grass

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Gurganus Family Origin

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Gurganus Family Occupations

What did your Gurganus ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Works On Farm

    4%

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Gurganus Historical Records

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

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Gurganus Life Expectancy

What is the average Gurganus lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Gurganus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gurganus in 1941 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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