Caban Family History

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Caban Name Meaning

Southern French and Catalan (Cabañ, Caban): possibly from Occitan caban, gaban ‘coat wth large sleeves’, applied as an occupational nickname for a Provençal farmer, or perhaps a topographic name, from a masculine form of cabana, cabanya ‘cabin’, ‘hut’ (Late Latin capanna). The form Cabañ would be the Castilianized form of Cabany.

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


Similar surnames: Cabana, Cabal, Laban, Capan, Casal, Cavan, Cain, Carman, Saban, Lapan

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Caban Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Caban name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Caban. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Portugal

    19%

  • Spain

    14%

  • England & Wales

    14%

  • Native American—North, Central, South

    10%

  • France

    6%

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Caban Family Origin

Where is the Caban family from?

Caban Family Occupations

What did your Caban ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Caban. A less common occupation for the Caban family was Painter. The most common Caban occupation in the USA was At Home. 33% of Caban's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Painter

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caban ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Caban Historical Records

What Caban family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Caban. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caban census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Caban. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Caban. For the veterans among your Caban ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caban Life Expectancy

What is the average Caban lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Caban life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Caban in 1952 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caban

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caban 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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