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Anne Family History

Anne Name Meaning

Indian (Andhra Pradesh); pronounced as two syllables: Hindu name of unknown meaning. English: variant spelling of Ann.

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


Similar surnames: Manne, Ann, Arne, Mann, Laine, Ange, Annen, Bane, Harne, Hanny

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Where is the Anne family from?

You can see how Anne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Anne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Anne families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Anne family living in Maine. This was about 50% of all the recorded Anne's in the USA. Maine and 1 other state had the highest population of Anne families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Anne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Anne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Anne. 23% of Anne men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Anne women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Anne were Clerk and 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
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    18%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Anne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Anne census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Anne. 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 703 military records available for the last name Anne. For the veterans among your Anne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Anne lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Anne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Anne in 1965 was 65, and 91 in 2003.

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