Annan Family History

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Annan Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Dumfriesshire on the banks of the river Annan, from which its name derives. See also Annand.

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


Similar surnames: Annen, Annand, Anna, Mannan, Hannay, Allan, Kanaan, Honan, Hannon

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Annan Family Origin

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Annan Family Occupations

What did your Annan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Machinist and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Annan. A less common occupation for the Annan family was Keeps House. The most common Annan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Annan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Machinist

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Keeps House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Annan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Annan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Annan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Annan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Annan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Annan. For the veterans among your Annan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Annan Life Expectancy

What is the average Annan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Annan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Annan in 1962 was 62, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Annan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Annan 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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