Chana Family History

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Chana Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name of unknown meaning, based on the name of a clan in the Arora community.

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

Similar surnames: Chang, Rana, Chanda, Chand, Chad, Chada, Chapa, Chino, Chandra, Haga

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Chana Family Origin

Where is the Chana family from?

Chana Family Occupations

What did your Chana ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Engineer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chana. A less common occupation for the Chana family was Farm Labor. The most common Chana occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Chana's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Engineer

  • Farm Hand

  • Farm Labor


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

Chana Historical Records

What Chana family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chana 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Chana. 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 204 military records available for the last name Chana. For the veterans among your Chana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chana Life Expectancy

What is the average Chana lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Chana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Chana in 1968 was 94, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chana

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chana 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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