Kanney Family History

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Kanney Name Meaning

Scottish, Irish, or English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Keaney.

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

Similar surnames: Tanney, Ranney, Canney, Kenney, Manney, Denney, Manley, Kinner

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Kanney Family Origin

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Kanney Family Occupations

What did your Kanney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kanney occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Kanney's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Kanney family was At School. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kanney.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • At School


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

Kanney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kanney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanney 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 328 immigration records available for the last name Kanney. 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 359 military records available for the last name Kanney. For the veterans among your Kanney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanney Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanney lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kanney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kanney in 1962 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanney 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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