Kahanek Family History

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Kahanek Name Meaning

Possibly Czech, a diminutive of an unidentified personal name. Alternatively, perhaps Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a Slavic diminutive of Kahan. This name is found mainly in Texas.

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

Similar surnames: Kahane, Baranek, Kasner, Kahan, Hanek, Johanek, Kastner, Kalan

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Kahanek Family Origin

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Kahanek Family Occupations

What did your Kahanek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kahanek. 20% of Kahanek men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Kahanek women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kahanek were Farming and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
  • File Clerk
  • Housework
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kahanek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 870 census records available for the last name Kahanek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kahanek 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 166 immigration records available for the last name Kahanek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 160 military records available for the last name Kahanek. For the veterans among your Kahanek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kahanek Life Expectancy

What is the average Kahanek lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kahanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kahanek in 1958 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kahanek

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