Kanai Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘gold well’. The name is found mostly in the Tokyo area and the Ryukyu Islands.

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


Similar surnames: Kasai, Kawai, Yanagi, Kamei, Kana, Arai, Rana, Kano, Kari, Tanji

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Kanai Family Origin

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Kanai Family Occupations

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Kanai Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Kanai life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Kanai in 1959 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanai

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