Kanda Family History
Kanda Name Meaning
Japanese: from a common place name throughout Japan meaning ‘divine rice paddy’; also pronounced Kamita and Koda. The more prominent families of this name are descended either from the notorious 10th-century rebel Taira no Masakado, or from the Minamoto clan through the Matsuura family. Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat clan. The word k??n?da means ‘thorn’ in Panjabi. Czech: nickname from dialect kandat ‘prattler’, ‘chatterer’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press