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Chana Family History

Chana Name Meaning
Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name of unknown meaning, based on the name of a clan in the Arora community.

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

17,319 Historical Documents with Chana on Ancestry.com
12,099 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
203 Military Records
2,090 Immigration Records
1,171 Census and Voter Lists
1,756 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Chana Families

  • Number of Chana families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Chana last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Chana census records

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Chana Family Origin

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Chana Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Chana

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Chana Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Chana census records

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Chana Civil War Service Records

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