Canniff Family History

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Canniff Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cunniff.

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


Similar surnames: Conniff, Caniff, Cunniffe, Cundiff, Condiff, Cunniff, Canning

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Canniff Family Origin

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Canniff Family Occupations

What did your Canniff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Canniff family was Teamster. Farmer, Car Inspector and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canniff. The most common Canniff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Canniff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Car Inspector

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Teamster

    5%

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

Canniff Historical Records

What Canniff family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Canniff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canniff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Canniff

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Canniff. 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 Canniff. For the veterans among your Canniff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canniff Life Expectancy

What is the average Canniff lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Canniff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Canniff in 1961 was 63, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canniff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canniff 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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