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Canning Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cannan. English: habitational name from a place in Wiltshire called Cannings, apparently named with the Old English byname Cana (of uncertain origin) + -ingas ‘people of’.

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

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Canning Family Origin

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Canning Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Shoemaker

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Canning family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canning. The most common Canning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Canning's were Farmers.

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Canning Historical Records

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Canning Life Expectancy

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