Kanarek Family History

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Kanarek Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish kanarek ‘canary’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird in some way, for example with cheerful singing, or, among Jews, an ornamental name.

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

Similar surnames: Canary, Karasek, Canard, Kanzler, Hanauer, Komarek, Kahanek, Kasak

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Kanarek Family Origin

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Kanarek Family Occupations

What did your Kanarek ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Director Of Secretary B Furniture Factory and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kanarek. 34% of Kanarek men worked as a Director Of Secretary B Furniture Factory and 50% of Kanarek women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kanarek were Ladies Tailor Machines and Housemaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Director Of Secretary B Furniture Factory
  • Gown Manufacturer
  • Ladies Tailor Machines

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic
  • Domestic Help
  • Housemaid

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

Kanarek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 915 census records available for the last name Kanarek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanarek 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 796 immigration records available for the last name Kanarek. 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 215 military records available for the last name Kanarek. For the veterans among your Kanarek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanarek Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanarek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kanarek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kanarek in 1955 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanarek 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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