Cann Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish McCann. English: habitational name from Cann, a place in Dorset, named from Old English canna ‘can’, used in the transferred sense of a deep valley, or a topographic name from the same word used elsewhere in southwestern England. Americanized spelling of Kann or Kahn.

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


Similar surnames: Cane, Cain, Wann, Gann, Dann, Cano, Mann, Bann, Kann, Ann

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Cann Family Origin

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Cann Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Fisherman

    13%
  • Student

    7%
  • Going To School

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cann family was Going To School. Farmer, Fisherman and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cann. The most common Cann occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Cann's were Farmers.

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Cann Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Cann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Cann in 1943 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cann

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