Canary Family History

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Canary Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Connery. Americanized form of Jewish (from Poland) Kanarek, a nickname meaning ‘canary’.

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

Similar surnames: Conary, Manary, Canard, Canady, Mandry, Andary, Canney, Mcnary

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Canary Family Origin

Where is the Canary family from?

Canary Family Occupations

What did your Canary ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Canary occupation in the UK was Lab In Foundry. 33% of Canary's were Lab In Foundrys. A less common occupation for the Canary family was Out Door Lab. Lab In Foundry and Lab Iron Work were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Canary.

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  • Lab In Foundry

  • Lab Iron Work

  • Out Door Lab


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

Canary Historical Records

What Canary family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Canary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canary 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 503 immigration records available for the last name Canary. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Canary. For the veterans among your Canary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canary Life Expectancy

What is the average Canary lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Canary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Canary in 1958 was 65, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canary

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canary 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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