Candy Family History

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Candy Name Meaning

English: unexplained. There was a family of this name in Roussillon, France, descended from a partisan of James II named Kennedy, who was exiled in France in the 17th century. The family died out in France in 1868, but may have had an American branch.

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

Similar surnames: Tandy, Gandy, Sandy, Canby, Dandy, Caddy, Canoy, Bandy, Cady, Cardy

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Candy Family Origin

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Candy Family Occupations

What did your Candy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Candy occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 21% of Candy's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Candy family was Son. Cultivateur, Domestique and Seamstress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Candy.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Domestique

  • Seamstress

  • Son


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Candy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Candy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Candy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Candy. 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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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Candy. For the veterans among your Candy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Candy Life Expectancy

What is the average Candy lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Candy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Candy in 1956 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Candy 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.

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