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Kanno Name Meaning

Japanese: mostly written with characters meaning ‘deity’ and ‘field’. It is prounced Kanno or Kamino in western Japan and Jinno along the eastern seaboard.

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


Similar surnames: Konno, Kano, Yano, Anno, Kuno, Kaneko, Arno, Cannon, Kanne, Rando

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Where is the Kanno family from?

You can see how Kanno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kanno family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Kanno families living in California. This was about 22% of all the recorded Kanno's in the USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Kanno families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kanno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kanno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kanno. 36% of Kanno men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Kanno women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kanno were Salesman and House Maid.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    33%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laundress
    28%
  • Field Laborer
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • House Maid
    19%
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Census Records

There are 945 census records available for the last name Kanno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanno census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Kanno. 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 Cards

There are 310 military records available for the last name Kanno. For the veterans among your Kanno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kanno lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kanno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kanno in 1964 was 78, and 81 in 2004.

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