Kanak Family History

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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

What did your Kanak ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Blacksmith

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kanak ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kanak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kanak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kanak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Kanak

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kanak. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kanak. For the veterans among your Kanak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kanak Life Expectancy

What is the average Kanak lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kanak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kanak ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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