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Candee Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Condé (see Conde ) or alternatively Candé a habitational name from Candé in Maine-et-Loire or from Candé-sur-Beauvron in Loire-et-Cher or southern French Condy . Alternatively perhaps an altered form of English Condy a cognate of the name Candé in 1 above.

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

Similar surnames: Cane, Lander, Lande, Mander, Sander, Carden, Gandee, Landes, Canter

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Where is the Candee family from?

You can see how Candee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Candee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Candee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 27 Candee families living in Connecticut. This was about 73% of all the recorded Candee's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Candee families in 1840.
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What did your Candee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Candee. 30% of Candee men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Candee women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Candee were Proprietor and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Candee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Candee 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 731 immigration records available for the last name Candee. 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 775 military records available for the last name Candee. For the veterans among your Candee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Candee lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Candee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Candee in 1954 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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