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Gana Early Origins



The surname Gana was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Gana Spelling Variations


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Gana Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ganay, de Ganay, Duganay, Gannay, Dugannay, Leganay and many more.

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Gana Early History


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Gana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gana research. Another 561 words (40 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1422, 1507, 1568, 1614, 1628, 1633, 1671, 1679, 1689, 1696, and 1727 are included under the topic Early Gana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gana Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 18 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gana Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Gana Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Richard Gana, aged 19, arrived in Barbados in 1634

Gana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Awso R Gana, aged 26, landed in New Orleans, La in 1823
  • Dn Nicolas Gana, aged 22, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1827
  • Nicolas Gana, aged 25, landed in New Orleans, La in 1833
  • John Babtist Gana, who arrived in Texas in 1835
  • John Baptist Gana, who landed in Texas in 1835
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Gana Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Gana, who arrived in Mississippi in 1903

Gana Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Sami Gana, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1749

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Non rostro, non ungue
Motto Translation: No beak, no claws


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Gana Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
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    The Gana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gana Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 28 March 2014 at 09:18.

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