Kanaan Family History

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Kanaan Name Meaning

Arabic: from a personal name based on kan?an ‘beauty’, or from a personal name bestowed with reference to the land of Canaan in the Bible.

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


Similar surnames: Canaan, Kalman, Samaan, Kinman, Kann, Kanda, Hannan, Kattan, Kastan

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Kanaan Family Origin

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Kanaan Family Occupations

What did your Kanaan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Retired Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kanaan. The most common Kanaan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kanaan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Retired Farmer

    33%

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

Kanaan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kanaan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanaan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kanaan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kanaan in 1962 was 71, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanaan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanaan 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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