Kanoff Family History

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Kanoff Name Meaning

Probably Bulgarian (Kanov), a patronymic from the personal name Kano, a short form of Balkan or Lukan.

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

Similar surnames: Danoff, Kanode, Vano, Boff, Tarnoff, Janos, Alff, Sadoff, Janoff

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Kanoff Family Origin

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Kanoff Family Occupations

What did your Kanoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kanoff family was Ranch Man. Farmer, Carman and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kanoff. The most common Kanoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kanoff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carman

  • Clergyman

  • Ranch Man


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kanoff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kanoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kanoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanoff 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Kanoff. 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 224 military records available for the last name Kanoff. For the veterans among your Kanoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanoff lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Kanoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Kanoff in 1954 was 39, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanoff 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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