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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Annuitant

    9%
  • Carter

    9%
  • Colonial & East India Broker

    9%

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

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Canny Historical Records

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Canny Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canny

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