Kennison Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Kennison Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from Kenny or variant spelling of Kenison.

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

Similar surnames: Kenneson, Pennison, Kenniston, Tennison, Bennison, Jennison, Dennison

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Kennison Family Origin

Where is the Kennison family from?

Kennison Family Occupations

What did your Kennison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kennison. 5% of Kennison men worked as a Carpenter and 39% of Kennison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kennison were Brushmaker Brisdy Dresser pan Hand and A Cool

View Census data for Kennison | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
  • Aeroplane Fitter Engine Instalation
  • Agricultural Tractor Dri
  • Brushmaker Brisdy Dresser pan Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shorthand Typist
  • A Cook
  • A Cool

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

Kennison Historical Records

What Kennison family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Kennison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kennison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Kennison

Passenger List

There are 744 immigration records available for the last name Kennison. 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.

View all Kennison immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Kennison. For the veterans among your Kennison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Kennison military records

You've only scratched the surface of Kennison family history.

Kennison Life Expectancy

What is the average Kennison lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kennison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Kennison in 1955 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kennison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kennison 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.

Famous Kennison Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name