The Scanes Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Scanes family.

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The Scanes Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Scanes
1841 Census9
1851 Census34
1861 Census78
1871 Census122
1881 Census174
1891 Census198
1901 Census200
1911 Census300

Most Frequent Forenames for the Scanes Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Scanes 1 2 7 6 11 12 11 14
Henry Scanes 1 2 5 8 7 12 6 12
John Scanes 0 1 4 11 11 6 9 7
Mary Scanes 1 3 3 4 7 9 6 11
Thomas Scanes 0 1 4 4 5 4 10 9
Elizabeth Scanes 0 0 2 6 4 10 3 7
George Scanes 0 0 5 2 6 6 8 5
Charles Scanes 0 2 2 1 3 4 6 8
Frederick Scanes 1 1 0 1 6 8 2 9
Louisa Scanes 1 0 0 5 6 5 2 4
Walter Scanes 0 0 1 4 6 3 2 4
Alice Scanes 0 0 1 3 2 5 4 8
Edward Scanes 1 2 3 2 3 4 1 4
James Scanes 0 1 2 2 2 4 2 1
Robert Scanes 0 1 0 1 5 3 1 2
Edith Scanes 0 0 0 1 3 2 5 4
Martha Scanes 0 0 3 1 3 5 4 2
Emily Scanes 0 2 1 3 4 3 1 2
Emma Scanes 0 0 3 2 3 3 2 3
Arthur Scanes 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 4

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Scanes family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...


Etymology and History of the Surname: Scanes

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Daniel Albone in the 1861 Census
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