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Kitay Family History

Kitay Name Meaning
Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Polish or Ukrainian kitaj ‘buckram’ or ‘canvas’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for a linen trader or perhaps a nickname.

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

2,844 Historical Documents with Kitay on Ancestry.com
878 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
132 Military Records
356 Immigration Records
823 Census and Voter Lists
655 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kitay Families

  • Number of Kitay families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kitay families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kitay last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kitay census records

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Kitay Family Origin

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Kitay Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kitay

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Kitay Family Occupations

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Military Service by Kitay

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