Canney Family History

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Canney Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Canny, itself a southern variant of McCann.

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

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Canney Family Origin

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Canney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Canney family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canney. The most common Canney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Canney's were Farmers.

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Canney Historical Records

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Canney Life Expectancy

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Famous Canney Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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