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Kanouff Name Meaning

Variant of Kanoff . Possibly an Americanized form of German Knauff or Knauf .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Knouff, Knauff, Malouf, Houff, Plouff, Harruff, Danoff, Janoff, Knoff

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Where is the Kanouff family from?

You can see how Kanouff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kanouff family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kanouff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kanouff family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Kanouff's in USA. New York had the highest population of Kanouff families in 1840.
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What did your Kanouff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Kanouff. 37% of Kanouff men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Loader
  • Miner
  • Clay Miner
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Census Records

There are 472 census records available for the last name Kanouff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanouff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 15 immigration records available for the last name Kanouff. 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 Cards

There are 100 military records available for the last name Kanouff. For the veterans among your Kanouff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kanouff lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Kanouff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Kanouff in 1965 was 76, and 75 in 2004.

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