Kennison Family History

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Kennison Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Kenny or variant spelling of Kenison.

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


Similar surnames: Kenneson, Pennison, Kenniston, Tennison, Bennison, Jennison, Dennison

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Kennison Family Origin

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Kennison Family Occupations

What did your Kennison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kennison family was M. The most common Kennison occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Kennison's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kennison.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Farm Labourer

    20%
  • M

    20%

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

Kennison Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kennison Life Expectancy

What is the average Kennison lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kennison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kennison in 1955 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kennison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kennison 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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