Channing Family History

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Channing Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Perhaps a variant of Channon.

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

Similar surnames: Canning, Channon, Hanning, Fanning, Charping, Banning, Henning

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Channing Family Origin

Where is the Channing family from?

Channing Family Occupations

What did your Channing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Author were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Channing. The most common Channing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Channing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Channing family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Author

  • Carpenter


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

Channing Historical Records

What Channing family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Channing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Channing 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Channing. 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 Channing. For the veterans among your Channing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Channing Life Expectancy

What is the average Channing lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Channing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Channing in 1957 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Channing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Channing 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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