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Kenerson Name Meaning

English: probably an altered form of Scottish Kenison .

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


Similar surnames: Kenneson, Enderson, Kennison, Enerson, Peterson, Kennerson, Fenderson

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Where is the Kenerson family from?

You can see how Kenerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kenerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kenerson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Kenerson families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kenerson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kenerson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kenerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kenerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kenerson. 25% of Kenerson men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Kenerson women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kenerson were Farmer and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Machinist
    21%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kenerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kenerson 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 195 immigration records available for the last name Kenerson. 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 379 military records available for the last name Kenerson. For the veterans among your Kenerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kenerson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kenerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kenerson in 1963 was 75, and 73 in 2004.

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