Canaday Family History

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Canaday Name Meaning

Americanized form of Irish–Scottish Kennedy.

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


Similar surnames: Cannaday, Canady, Canedy, Cannady, Canary, Canida, Kanady, Hanaway

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Canaday Family Origin

Where is the Canaday family from?

Canaday Family Occupations

What did your Canaday ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Canaday occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Canaday's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canaday. A less common occupation for the Canaday family was Farming.

View Census data for Canaday | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Canaday Historical Records

What Canaday family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Canaday. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canaday census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Canaday

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Canaday. 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 Canaday. For the veterans among your Canaday ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canaday Life Expectancy

What is the average Canaday lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Canaday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Canaday in 1952 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canaday

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canaday 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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