Kanoy Family History

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Kanoy Name Meaning

Respelling of Swiss German Kneu, a topographic name from kneu ‘hill’, ‘bend’.

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


Similar surnames: Knoy, Kagy, Knox, Kano, Kaney, Kantor, Kuno, Yaney, Konow, Hanny

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Kanoy Family Origin

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Kanoy Family Occupations

What did your Kanoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kanoy. 24% of Kanoy men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Kanoy women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kanoy were Laborer and House Wife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    24%
  • Furniture
    20%
  • Operator
    17%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    45%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • House Wife
    23%

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

Kanoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 855 census records available for the last name Kanoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanoy 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Kanoy. 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 254 military records available for the last name Kanoy. For the veterans among your Kanoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanoy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Kanoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kanoy in 1963 was 90, and 88 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanoy 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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