The 1921 Canadian Census

Discover your ancestors in the 1921 Canadian Census - the most recently released Canadian census, available only on Ancestry. Find names, birth dates, occupations and much more in these 8.8 million records. With such recent records, you may even discover ancestors as close as your grandparents!

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1921 Canadian Census – a brief tutorial

The everyday 20s

Did your ancestor have the most popular name of the time? Take a look and see what life was really like with fun facts from the 1921 Census!

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