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Kahana Family History

Kahana Name Meaning
Jewish (from Romania): variant of Cohen.

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

8,491 Historical Documents with Kahana on Ancestry.com
1,283 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
97 Military Records
266 Immigration Records
636 Census and Voter Lists
6,209 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kahana Families

  • Number of Kahana families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kahana families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kahana last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kahana Family Origin

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Kahana Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kahana

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Kahana Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Kahana

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