Fanning Family History

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Fanning Name Meaning

English: variant of Fenning.

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


Similar surnames: Canning, Dunning, Fenning, Lanning, Denning, Hanning, Banning

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Fanning Family Origin

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Fanning Family Occupations

What did your Fanning ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fanning family was Coal Miner. The most common Fanning occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Fanning's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Charwoman and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fanning.

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  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Charwoman

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

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

Fanning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fanning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fanning census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Fanning

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fanning. 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 Fanning. For the veterans among your Fanning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fanning Life Expectancy

What is the average Fanning lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Fanning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fanning in 1942 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fanning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fanning 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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