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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

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  • Farmer

    70%
  • Clerk In Store

    10%
  • Fire Ins Agent

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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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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Canright Historical Records

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Canright Life Expectancy

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