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Mccannon Surname Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Canann Mac Canáin or Mac Canannáin all patronymics from cano an element meaning ‘wolf cub’ or its diminutives. See Cannon

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


Similar surnames: Mcconnon, Mcgannon, Cannon, Mckennon, Mccammon, Mcclarnon, Mccahon

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Where is the Mccannon family from?

You can see how Mccannon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mccannon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mccannon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Mccannon families living in Ontario. This was about 70% of all the recorded Mccannon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Mccannon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mccannon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mccannon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mccannon. 23% of Mccannon men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Mccannon women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mccannon were Carpenter and Clerk. .

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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
    23%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    38%
  • Waitress
    25%
  • Weaver
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mccannon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mccannon. For the veterans among your Mccannon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mccannon lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mccannon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Mccannon in 1958 was 51, and 64 in 2004.

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