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Scianna Family History

Scianna Name Meaning
assimilated form of Sciandra.from Arabic shann ‘leather bag’, ‘bottle’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such items. GC, kh.

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

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2,908 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
292 Military Records
577 Immigration Records
759 Census and Voter Lists
1,535 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Scianna Families

  • Number of Scianna families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Scianna families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Scianna last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Scianna Family Origin

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Scianna Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Scianna

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Scianna Family Occupations

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Military Service by Scianna

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