Kanan Family History

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Kanan Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Kanaan.

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

Similar surnames: Kaman, Kana, Kannan, Karan, Canan, Kanis, Aman, Fann, Kane, Kaner

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Kanan Family Origin

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Kanan Family Occupations

What did your Kanan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter joiner and Shop Assistant Nursing were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kanan. 50% of Kanan men worked as a Carpenter joiner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter joiner
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Shop Assistant Nursing

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

Kanan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kanan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanan 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 650 immigration records available for the last name Kanan. 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 382 military records available for the last name Kanan. For the veterans among your Kanan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kanan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kanan in 1962 was 75, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanan 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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