Kanagy Family History

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Kanagy Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Gnaegi or Gnagy, a topographic name, composed of the prefix ge- + Latin in agro ‘in the field’, denoting someone who lived in or by his field(s) as opposed to in a village.

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


Similar surnames: Gnagy, Kenagy, Kagy, Kanady, Keagy, Kanoy, Kantor, Knaub, Kaney

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Kanagy Family Origin

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Kanagy Family Occupations

What did your Kanagy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kanagy. 58% of Kanagy men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Kanagy women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kanagy were Salesman and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    28%
  • Cook
    28%
  • Teacher
    28%
  • Stenographer
    19%

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

Kanagy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kanagy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanagy 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 44 immigration records available for the last name Kanagy. 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 156 military records available for the last name Kanagy. For the veterans among your Kanagy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanagy Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanagy lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kanagy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Kanagy in 1962 was 62, and 53 in 2004.

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