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Kennis Name Meaning

Irish and Manx: reduced form Mac Aenghuis ‘son of Aenghus’ (see Angus). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Kene (of uncertain origin) + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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


Similar surnames: Dennis, Benis, Tennis, Bennis, Kunis, Ennis, Hennis, Kenny, Enns

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Kennis Family Origin

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Kennis Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kennis occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 100% of Kennis's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

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Kennis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kennis Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kennis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Kennis in 1953 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kennis 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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