Canright Family History

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Canright Name Meaning

Probably an American spelling of English Kenwright, a variant of Kendrick or Kerrick.

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

Similar surnames: Wainright, Akright, Cartright, Gathright, Carriger, Waight, Crist

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Canright Family Origin

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Canright Family Occupations

What did your Canright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clerk In Store and Fire Ins Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canright. A less common occupation for the Canright family was Laborer. The most common Canright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Canright's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Fire Ins Agent

  • Laborer


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

Canright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Canright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canright 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 74 immigration records available for the last name Canright. 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 289 military records available for the last name Canright. For the veterans among your Canright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canright Life Expectancy

What is the average Canright lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Canright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Canright in 1960 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canright 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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