Kazan Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Hebrew chazan, an occupational name for a cantor in a synagogue. Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a Turkish loanword in eastern Slavic languages kazan ‘kettle’, ‘boiler’, ‘furnace’. Greek: reduced form of Kazandzis, occupational name for a maker of cauldrons or for someone who used a cauldron for the distillation of ouzo or raki, from Turkish kazanci ‘cauldron worker’ or ‘furnace worker’, from kazan ‘cauldron’ + the agent noun suffix -ci, or of a patronymic derivative of this, e.g. Kazandzakis, Kazandzoglou.

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


Similar surnames: Hazan, Karan, Bazan, Kozar, Taran, Maza, Kamin, Kahan, Kalan, Kagan

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Kazan Family Origin

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Kazan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

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Between 1956 and 2004, Kazan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kazan in 1956 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kazan

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