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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

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Kanner Family Origin

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Kanner Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Physician

    17%
  • Servant

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kanner family was Shoemaker. The most common Kanner occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 17% of Kanner's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Physician and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kanner.

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Kanner Historical Records

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Kanner Life Expectancy

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