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Ann Family History

Ann Name Meaning

English:: habitational name from Abbots Ann in Hampshire named for the stream that runs through it which is most probably named with an ancient Celtic word meaning ‘water’. possibly from the Middle English female personal name Ann(e) which is normally a pet form of Agnes (Middle English Annes) since the Biblical homonym was not common before the 15th century.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Cann, An, Anne, Wann, Hain, Tann, Arn, Mann, Bann, Cain

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Where is the Ann family from?

You can see how Ann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ann families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 27 Ann families living in Ontario. This was about 40% of all the recorded Ann's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ann families in 1911.
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What did your Ann ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Ann. 50% of Ann men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Ann women worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Ann. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Ann. For the veterans among your Ann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Ann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ann in 1962 was 62, and 76 in 2003.

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