Anna Family History

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Anna Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin. It occurs occasionally as a surname in England and Ireland, Italy, and Hungary, most probably being derived from the female personal name Anna, which comes through Latin and Greek from the Biblical Hebrew name Hanna.

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

Similar surnames: Hanna, Anda, Sanna, Danna, Nanna, Manna, Annis, Rana, Mina, Ann

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Anna Family Origin

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Anna Family Occupations

What did your Anna ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Anna. The most common Anna occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Anna's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Anna family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer


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Anna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Anna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anna census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Anna. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Anna. For the veterans among your Anna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Anna Life Expectancy

What is the average Anna lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Anna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Anna in 1960 was 56, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Anna ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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