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Kente Family History

Kente Name Meaning

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

5,882 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Kente on Ancestry.com
1,909 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
29 Military Records
72 Immigration Records
271 Census and Voter Lists
3,601 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Kente Families

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

Kente census records

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Kente Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Kente families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Kente Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kente families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Kente

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Kente Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kente census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Kente ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Kente Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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