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Canaan Name Meaning

Jewish (American and Israeli): modern Hebrew name from Canaan, name of the promised land in the Bible. See also Kanaan. Irish: variant of Cannan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Kanaan, Canan, Cann, Canal, Callan, Canary, Cahan, Cannon, Cannan

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Canaan Family Origin

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Canaan Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Canaan occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Canaan's were Servants.

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Canaan Historical Records

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Canaan Life Expectancy

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