Kanak Name Meaning

Czech (Kanák): nickname for a gossip (see Kan 1).

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


Similar surnames: Kana, Kava, Konik, Kuna, Kosak, Manak, Janak, Yanak, Kanas, Kasak

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Kanak Family Origin

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Kanak Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Kanak occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 40% of Kanak's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kanak. A less common occupation for the Kanak family was Tailor.

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Kanak Historical Records

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Kanak Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Kanak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kanak in 1963 was 86, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanak

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