Kanan Family History

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Kanan Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Kanaan.

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


Similar surnames: Kaman, Kana, Kannan, Karan, Canan, Kanis, Aman, Fann, Kane, Kaner

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Kanan Family Origin

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Kanan Family Occupations

What did your Kanan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kanan. A less common occupation for the Kanan family was Spar Maker. The most common Kanan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kanan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Labor

    10%
  • Spar Maker

    10%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Kanan Historical Records

What Kanan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kanan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kanan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kanan. For the veterans among your Kanan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kanan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kanan in 1962 was 75, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanan 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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