Kennan Family History

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Kennan Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McKennan (see Kenny).

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


Similar surnames: Kenna, Kennon, Kinnan, Kernan, Kinman, Kinnon, Kinna, Keelan, Keehan

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Kennan Family Origin

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Kennan Family Occupations

What did your Kennan ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bookkeeper, Farmer and Lead Smelter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kennan. A less common occupation for the Kennan family was Seaman. The most common Kennan occupation in Canada was Bookkeeper. 17% of Kennan's were Bookkeepers.

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  • Bookkeeper

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Lead Smelter

    17%
  • Seaman

    17%

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

Kennan Historical Records

What Kennan family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Kennan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kennan lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kennan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kennan in 1953 was 32, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kennan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kennan 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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