Canion Family History

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Canion Name Meaning

French (Huguenot) and English: nickname from a diminutive of caigne ‘bitch’ (see Caine).

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

Similar surnames: Cannon, Cain, Carron, Minion, Cantor, Canton, Landon, Canino, Catron

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Canion Family Origin

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Canion Family Occupations

What did your Canion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Canion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Canion's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Canion family was Laborer. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Canion.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Canion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Canion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canion 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Canion. 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 Canion. For the veterans among your Canion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canion Life Expectancy

What is the average Canion lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Canion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Canion in 1952 was 41, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canion

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canion 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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