Canny Family History

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Canny Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cana (see McCann).

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

Similar surnames: Cann, Canty, Craney, Cannan, Denny, Carney, Cagney, Canney, Cain

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Canny Family Origin

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Canny Family Occupations

What did your Canny ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canny. The most common Canny occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Canny's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Canny family was Colonial & East India Broker.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Carter

  • Colonial & East India Broker


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

Canny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Canny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canny 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Canny. 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 Canny. For the veterans among your Canny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canny Life Expectancy

What is the average Canny lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Canny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Canny in 1962 was 69, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canny 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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