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Canning Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cannan. English: habitational name from a place in Wiltshire called Cannings, apparently named with the Old English byname Cana (of uncertain origin) + -ingas ‘people of’.

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


Similar surnames: Hanning, Manning, Lansing, Panning, Dunning, Cancino, Cannon, Sinning

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Canning Family Origin

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Canning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Farmer Son

    7%
  • Lab

    4%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Canning family was Servant. The most common Canning occupation in Canada was Farmer. 36% of Canning's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canning.

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Canning Historical Records

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Canning Life Expectancy

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