Kannan Family History

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Kannan Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Krishnan.

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


Similar surnames: Lannan, Bannan, Kanan, Mannan, Hannon, Hannah, Annin, Kingan, Kana

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Kannan Family Origin

Where is the Kannan family from?

Kannan Family Occupations

What did your Kannan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kannan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Kannan's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kannan. A less common occupation for the Kannan family was Furo Tape Maker.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Furo Tape Maker

    10%

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

Kannan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kannan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kannan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kannan

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kannan. 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 Kannan. For the veterans among your Kannan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kannan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kannan lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Kannan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kannan in 1965 was 29, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kannan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kannan 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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