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Kenyan Family History

Kenyan Name Meaning

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

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1,443 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
266 Military Records
203 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Kenyan Families

  • Number of Kenyan families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kenyan families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Kenyan families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kenyan census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Kenyan 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 Kenyan 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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Kenyan Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kenyan 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 Kenyan

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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.

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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Kenyan Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kenyan census records

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

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

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Kenyan 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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