Kenison Family History

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Kenison Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Cunieson, meaning ‘the son of Conan’.

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

Similar surnames: Kennison, Kinnison, Benison, Kempson, Benson, Deniston, Kenneson

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Kenison Family Origin

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Kenison Family Occupations

What did your Kenison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kenison family was Gardener. Agr Lab, Agricul Labourer and Formerly Linen Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kenison. The most common Kenison occupation in the UK was Agr Lab. 14% of Kenison's were Agr Labs.

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  • Agr Lab

  • Agricul Labourer

  • Formerly Linen Weaver

  • Gardener


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

Kenison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kenison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kenison 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 492 immigration records available for the last name Kenison. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kenison. For the veterans among your Kenison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kenison Life Expectancy

What is the average Kenison lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Kenison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kenison in 1952 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kenison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kenison 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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