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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gano

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  • According to a user from United States, the name Gano is of French origin and means "Hope".

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Alt. Meaning

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

Notable Persons Named Gano

Gano Dunn was a scientist. Gano was born on October 18th, 1870 in New York, NY. He breathed his last breath on April 10th, 1953.


Gano Chittenden was an art director. His career lasted from 1944 to 1948. Gano was born on August 4th, 1897 in New York City. He died on March 9th, 1980.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gano

Gordon Gano is an alternative rock and post-punk musician. His ongoing career started in 1980. Gordon was given the name Gordon James Gano on June 7th, 1963 in Connecticut, United States.


He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Graham was born on April 9th, 1987 in Dundee.


Richard Montgomery Gano was a preacher. Richard was born on June 17th, 1830 in Bourbon County, Kentucky, U.S. He died on March 27th, 1913.


Zinho Gano is a soccer player for the Waasland-Beveren, Club Brugge KV, Lommel United, and Royal Mouscron-Péruwelz. Zinho was born on October 13th, 1993 in Sint-Katelijne-Waver.


Roy Alexander Gano is a military person. His military service ended in 1964.


Stephen was born on December 25th, 1762. He left this life on August 18th, 1828.


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Popularity of Gano as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gano U.S.
  White 74.30% 64.26%
  African American 3.39% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.32% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.97% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gano

People with the last name Gano are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Gano

  • How Popular is the name Gano? Gano is the 63,209th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gano was the 13,845th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gano have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Gano in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gano? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gano first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gano is Friday, November 25th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Gano born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gano was in 1919 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gano: Your name in reverse order is Onag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ogan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gano? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,183 people with the last name Gano.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gano? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gano as their last name since less than 1 person in 135k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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