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Kanarek Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish kanarek ‘canary’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird in some way, for example with cheerful singing, or, among Jews, an ornamental name.

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


Similar surnames: Canary, Karasek, Canard, Kanzler, Hanauer, Komarek, Kahanek, Kasak

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Kanarek Family Origin

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Kanarek Family Occupations

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Kanarek Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Kanarek Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kanarek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kanarek in 1955 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

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