Cabaniss Family History

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Cabaniss Name Meaning

Southern French: variant spelling of Cabanis, a habitational name from any of various places in Gard named Cabanis, from Late Latin capannis ‘at the huts’, ablative plural of capanna ‘hut’ (see Caban). This name was established in North American in the 18th century, probably by Huguenots.

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


Similar surnames: Caban, Cabana, Cabanas, Paradis, Catanese, Calais, Fadness, Bayliss

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Cabaniss Family Origin

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Cabaniss Family Occupations

What did your Cabaniss ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cabaniss. 18% of Cabaniss men worked as a Farmer and 5% of Cabaniss women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cabaniss were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    5%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Saleslady
    5%
  • Stenographer
    5%

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

Cabaniss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Cabaniss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cabaniss 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 401 immigration records available for the last name Cabaniss. 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 Cabaniss. For the veterans among your Cabaniss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cabaniss Life Expectancy

What is the average Cabaniss lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cabaniss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cabaniss in 1950 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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