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Kita Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘north’; variously written, found mostly in western Japan and Okinawa Island. In America, some instances of the name may be the result of shortening other names beginning with Kita. Polish: nickname from Polish kita ‘brush’ (as in a fox’s brush), ‘crest’.

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


Similar surnames: Kida, Mita, Okita, Ota, Niwa, Kitay, Kata, Koga, Kuba, Kikta

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Kita Family Origin

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Kita Family Occupations

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Kita Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Kita Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Kita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kita in 1959 was 34, and 51 in 2004.

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