You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Canington relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 40 more people named Canington in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 26 people named Canington in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 154% more people named Canington in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 66 people named Canington were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,000
  • 80%, or 12 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 48 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Canington families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia