Kanaan Family History

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Kanaan Name Meaning

Arabic: from a personal name based on kan?an ‘beauty’, or from a personal name bestowed with reference to the land of Canaan in the Bible.

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


Similar surnames: Canaan, Kalman, Samaan, Kinman, Kann, Kanda, Hannan, Kattan, Kastan

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Kanaan Family Origin

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Kanaan Family Occupations

What did your Kanaan ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Saleslady was the top reported job for people in the US named Kanaan.

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Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kanaan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 333 census records available for the last name Kanaan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanaan 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 219 immigration records available for the last name Kanaan. 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 50 military records available for the last name Kanaan. For the veterans among your Kanaan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanaan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanaan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kanaan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kanaan in 1962 was 71, and 65 in 2004.

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