Canon Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Cannon.

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


Similar surnames: Hanon, Manon, Cann, Cannon, Caron, Cantlon, Canion, Danon, Canan

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Canon Family Origin

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Canon Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Combmaker

    5%
  • Dock Labourer (Serv)

    5%

In 1881, the most common Canon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Canon's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Canon family was Dock Labourer (Serv). Labourer, Baker and Combmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canon.

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Canon Historical Records

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Canon Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Canon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Canon in 1946 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canon

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