Kana Family History

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Kana Name Meaning

Czech (Kána): variant of Kan. Bulgarian (Kána): reduced form of Balkána, a regional name for a woman from the Balkans.

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

Similar surnames: Kan, Dana, Kuna, Kara, Kane, Kanak, Kala, Vana, Kava, Kang

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Kana Family Origin

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Kana Family Occupations

What did your Kana ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kana family was Painter. The most common Kana occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kana's were Farmers. Farmer, Harness Cleaner and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kana.

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  • Farmer

  • Harness Cleaner

  • Laborer

  • Painter


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

Kana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kana 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kana. 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 Kana. For the veterans among your Kana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kana Life Expectancy

What is the average Kana lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kana in 1948 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kana

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kana 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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