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Where is the Canaday family from?
You can see how Canaday families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Canaday family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Canaday families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Canaday families living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Canaday's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Canaday families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Canaday surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Canaday. 26% of Canaday men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Canaday women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Canaday were Salesman and Teacher. .