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Find more Canant 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 64 more people named Canant in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 138 people named Canant in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% more people named Canant in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 202 people named Canant were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 66 were children
  • 57%, or 26 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • 191 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 54 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940