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Kawano Name Meaning

Japanese: written 川野 or 河野 ‘river field’. It is mainly found in western Japan the island of Shikoku and the Ryūkyū Islands. The second version can also be pronounced Kōno (see Kono ).

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

Similar surnames: Nagano, Kawata, Kawai, Takano, Kano, Amano, Kanno, Nakano, Asano

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Where is the Kawano family from?

You can see how Kawano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kawano family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kawano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Kawano family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Kawano's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Kawano families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kawano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kawano ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kawano. 100% of Kawano men worked as a Fisherman. .

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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

  • Fisherman
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There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kawano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kawano 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kawano. 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 445 military records available for the last name Kawano. For the veterans among your Kawano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kawano lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kawano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Kawano in 1958 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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