Kenan Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Irish Keenan.

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

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Kenan Family Origin

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Kenan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, the most common Kenan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kenan's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kenan. A less common occupation for the Kenan family was Blacksmith.

Source: Census data for Kenan | Data not to scale

Kenan Historical Records

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Kenan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Kenan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kenan in 1956 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kenan

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