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Canian Family History

Canian Name Meaning

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

257 Historical Documents with Canian on Ancestry.com
60 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14 Military Records
10 Immigration Records
124 Census and Voter Lists
49 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Canian Families

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    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Canian census records

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Canian Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Canian lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Average Life Expectancy for Canian

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Canian Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Canian census records

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Military Service by Canian

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