Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Canan Family Origin

Where is the Canan family from?

Canan Family Occupations

What did your Canan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School, Bookkeeper and Clerke were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canan. A less common occupation for the Canan family was Dredgeman. The most common Canan occupation in Canada was School. 44% of Canan's were Schools.

View Census data for Canan | Data not to scale

  • School

    44%
  • Bookkeeper

    11%
  • Clerke

    11%
  • Dredgeman

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Canan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Canan Historical Records

What Canan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Canan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Canan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Canan. 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.

View all Canan immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Canan. For the veterans among your Canan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Canan military records

You've only scratched the surface of Canan family history.

Canan Life Expectancy

What is the average Canan lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Canan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Canan in 1941 was 36, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Canan Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Look up another name