Kanoy Family History

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Kanoy Name Meaning

Respelling of Swiss German Kneu, a topographic name from kneu ‘hill’, ‘bend’.

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


Similar surnames: Knoy, Kagy, Knox, Kano, Kaney, Kantor, Kuno, Yaney, Konow, Hanny

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Kanoy Family Origin

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Kanoy Family Occupations

What did your Kanoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kanoy family was Works In Sawmill. Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kanoy. The most common Kanoy occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Kanoy's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Works In Sawmill

    33%

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

Kanoy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kanoy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanoy 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kanoy. 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 Kanoy. For the veterans among your Kanoy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanoy lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Kanoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kanoy in 1963 was 90, and 88 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanoy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanoy 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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