Cunning Family History

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Cunning Name Meaning

Northern Ireland: variant of Gunning.

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


Similar surnames: Canning, Dunning, Running, Lunning, Sinning, Benning, Buening

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Cunning Family Origin

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Cunning Family Occupations

What did your Cunning ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cunning family was Farming. The most common Cunning occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Cunning's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cunning.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Cunning Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cunning. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cunning 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cunning. 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 Cunning. For the veterans among your Cunning ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cunning Life Expectancy

What is the average Cunning lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cunning life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Cunning in 1952 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cunning

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cunning 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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