Kanning Family History

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Kanning Name Meaning

patronymic from the personal name Kanke, a short form of Johannes or Johanna, the feminine form; both are still common personal names in present-day Dutch Friesland. nickname for someone who habitually pretended to be unable to do something, with the sense of ‘cannot’ in Low German, or alternatively a nickname for someone thought to resemble a rabbit in some way, from the word Kaninchen.

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


Similar surnames: Kenning, Janning, Lanning, Panning, Nanninga, Banning, Manning

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Kanning Family Origin

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Kanning Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    60%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeps House

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kanning family was Keeps House. Keeping House and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kanning. The most common Kanning occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 60% of Kanning's were Keeping Houses.

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Kanning Life Expectancy

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