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Anness Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): variant of Annis .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Annese, Arness, Annas, Lyness, Anne, Garness, Antes, Dannels, Magness

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Where is the Anness family from?

You can see how Anness families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anness family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Anness families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Anness families living in Kentucky. This was about 63% of all the recorded Anness's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Anness families in 1840.
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What did your Anness ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Anness. 31% of Anness men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Anness women worked as a Stenographer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 277 immigration records available for the last name Anness. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 720 military records available for the last name Anness. For the veterans among your Anness ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Anness lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Anness life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Anness in 1958 was 34, and 79 in 2004.

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