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Cabana Name Meaning

Spanish (Cabaña) and Portuguese: habitational name from a place named with Spanish cabaña ‘hut’, ‘cabin’ (Late Latin capanna, a word of Celtic or Germanic origin).

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


Similar surnames: Cabanas, Caban, Cabeza, Zabala, Pacana, Campana, Magana, Camara

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Where is the Cabana family from?

You can see how Cabana families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cabana family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Cabana families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 224 Cabana families living in Quebec. This was about 96% of all the recorded Cabana's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Cabana families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cabana surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cabana ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Manager were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Cabana. 31% of Cabana men worked as a Cultivateur and 60% of Cabana women worked as a Manager. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cabana were Commis and Couturire. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
    31%
  • Journalier
    25%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Commis
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Manager
    60%
  • Couturire
    40%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Cabana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cabana census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cabana. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

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

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What is the average Cabana lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cabana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cabana in 1942 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

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