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Find more Kannan 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 90 more people named Kannan 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 122 people named Kannan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 74% more people named Kannan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 212 people named Kannan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 207 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 82
  • 20 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 34 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Syria
  • 44 were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940