Cannady Family History

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Cannady Name Meaning

Americanized form of Irish–Scottish Kennedy.

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


Similar surnames: Cannaday, Kannady, Canady, Cannedy, Canedy, Canaday, Kanady, Canary

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Cannady Family Origin

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Cannady Family Occupations

What did your Cannady ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cannady. A less common occupation for the Cannady family was Keeping House. The most common Cannady occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Cannady's were Farmers.

View Census data for Cannady | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Cannady Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cannady Life Expectancy

What is the average Cannady lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Cannady life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Cannady in 1946 was 28, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cannady

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cannady 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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