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Cannan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Canann or Ó Canann (Ulster), or Ó Canáin (County Galway) (see Cannon 1).

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


Similar surnames: Cannon, Hannan, Connon, Canny, Kinnan, Fannin, Calnan, Bannon, Carlan

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Cannan Family Origin

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Cannan Family Occupations

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  • Journalier

    50%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

In 1881, the most common Cannan occupation in Canada was Journalier. 50% of Cannan's were Journaliers. Journalier and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cannan. A less common occupation for the Cannan family was Farmer.

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Cannan Life Expectancy

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