Kanda Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Handa, Konda, Landa, Nanda, Sanda, Manda, Banda, Kunda, Mand, Kade

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Kanda Family Origin

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Kanda Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kanda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Kanda's were Farmers.

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Passenger List

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Kanda Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Kanda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Kanda in 1955 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

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