Kanner Family History
Kanner Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a maker of jugs, from an agent derivative of Middle High or Middle Low German kanne ‘jug’, ‘tankard’, German Kanne (see Kann). German: occupational name for a maker of gutters and drainage pipes, Middle High German kaner. Compare Kandler.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press