Candy Family History

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Candy Name Meaning

English: unexplained. There was a family of this name in Roussillon, France, descended from a partisan of James II named Kennedy, who was exiled in France in the 17th century. The family died out in France in 1868, but may have had an American branch.

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


Similar surnames: Tandy, Gandy, Sandy, Canby, Dandy, Caddy, Canoy, Bandy, Cady, Cardy

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Candy Family Origin

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Candy Family Occupations

What did your Candy ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Candy. 4% of Candy men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 51% of Candy women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Candy were Colliery Hewer (heavy Worker) and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    4%
  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Farmer
    2%
  • Colliery Hewer (heavy Worker)
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Candy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Candy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Candy 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Candy. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Candy. For the veterans among your Candy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Candy Life Expectancy

What is the average Candy lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Candy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Candy in 1956 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Candy

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