Cunnington Family History

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Cunnington Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Cambridgeshire (one formerly in Huntingdonshire) called Conington, from Old Norse kunung ‘king’, ‘chieftain’ (probably replacing earlier Old English cyning) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Huntington, Dunnington, Pennington, Bennington, Kennington

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Cunnington Family Origin

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Cunnington Family Occupations

What did your Cunnington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cunnington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Cunnington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cunnington family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cunnington.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Dentist

  • Carpenter


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Cunnington Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Cunnington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cunnington 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 Cunnington. 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 Cunnington. For the veterans among your Cunnington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cunnington Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cunnington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cunnington in 1952 was 37, and 84 in 2004.

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