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Kania Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): Polish nickname or Jewish ornamental name, from Polish kania ‘kite’.

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


Similar surnames: Kalina, Kunda, Kalka, Bania, Kanda, Kano, Wanta, Kara, Kain, Kamin

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Kania Family Origin

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Kania Family Occupations

What did your Kania ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kania. The most common Kania occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Kania's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Laborer

    33%

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

Kania Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kania Life Expectancy

What is the average Kania lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Kania life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kania in 1948 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kania

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kania 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.

Famous Kania Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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