Fann Family History

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Fann Name Meaning

English: variant of Fenn. Reduced form of Irish McFann.

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

Similar surnames: Cann, Finn, Gann, Lann, Fenn, Dann, Jann, Vann, Mann, Wann

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Fann Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fann name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fann. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Fann Family Origin

Where is the Fann family from?

Fann Family Occupations

What did your Fann ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker, Boot Maker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fann. The most common Fann occupation in the UK was Baker. 8% of Fann's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Fann family was Cattle Drover.

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  • Baker

  • Boot Maker

  • Butcher

  • Cattle Drover


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

Fann Historical Records

What Fann family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Fann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Fann. For the veterans among your Fann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fann Life Expectancy

What is the average Fann lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fann in 1944 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fann 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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