Kazan Family History

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Kazan Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Hebrew chazan, an occupational name for a cantor in a synagogue. Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a Turkish loanword in eastern Slavic languages kazan ‘kettle’, ‘boiler’, ‘furnace’. Greek: reduced form of Kazandzis, occupational name for a maker of cauldrons or for someone who used a cauldron for the distillation of ouzo or raki, from Turkish kazanci ‘cauldron worker’ or ‘furnace worker’, from kazan ‘cauldron’ + the agent noun suffix -ci, or of a patronymic derivative of this, e.g. Kazandzakis, Kazandzoglou.

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

Similar surnames: Hazan, Karan, Bazan, Kozar, Taran, Maza, Kamin, Kahan, Kalan, Kagan

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Kazan Family Origin

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Kazan Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kazan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Kazan's were Farmers.

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Kazan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kazan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kazan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kazan. 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 517 military records available for the last name Kazan. For the veterans among your Kazan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kazan Life Expectancy

What is the average Kazan lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kazan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kazan in 1956 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

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