Cabana Family History

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Cabana Name Meaning

Spanish (Cabaña) and Portuguese: habitational name from a place named with Spanish cabaña ‘hut’, ‘cabin’ (Late Latin capanna, a word of Celtic or Germanic origin).

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

Similar surnames: Cabanas, Caban, Cabeza, Zabala, Pacana, Campana, Magana, Camara

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Cabana Family Origin

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Cabana Family Occupations

What did your Cabana ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cabana occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Cabana's were Laborers. Laborer, Harness Maker and Dealer In Jewelry were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cabana. A less common occupation for the Cabana family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Harness Maker

  • Dealer In Jewelry

  • Farmer


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

Cabana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Cabana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cabana 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cabana. 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 Cabana. For the veterans among your Cabana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cabana Life Expectancy

What is the average Cabana lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cabana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cabana in 1942 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cabana

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cabana 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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