Canipe Family History

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Canipe Name Meaning

French (Canipé): Picard and southern occupational name for a knife-maker, from a derivative of canif ‘(small) knife’. Probably an Americanized form of German Kneip. Compare Kanipe.

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

Similar surnames: Kanipe, Cane, Cape, Canine, Cripe, Canida, Conine, Cange, Knipe

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Canipe Family Origin

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Canipe Family Occupations

What did your Canipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canipe. The most common Canipe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 68% of Canipe's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Canipe family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Mason

  • Cooper


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

Canipe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Canipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canipe 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 91 immigration records available for the last name Canipe. 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 Canipe. For the veterans among your Canipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canipe Life Expectancy

What is the average Canipe lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Canipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Canipe in 1958 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canipe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canipe 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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