Kanai Family History

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Kanai Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘gold well’. The name is found mostly in the Tokyo area and the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Kasai, Kawai, Yanagi, Kamei, Kana, Arai, Rana, Kano, Kari, Tanji

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Kanai Family Origin

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Kanai Family Occupations

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

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Kanai Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 743 census records available for the last name Kanai. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanai 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 Kanai. 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 134 military records available for the last name Kanai. For the veterans among your Kanai ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanai Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanai lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kanai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kanai in 1959 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanai 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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