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The Cabana surname is derived from the Old French word "cabane," which meant 'hut'. The name was probably first born by someone who lived in a rough or temporary dwelling. There are a number of places in France named for this word.

Cabana Early Origins



The surname Cabana was first found in Languedoc.

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Cabana Spelling Variations


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Cabana Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cabane, Cabanes, Cabanne, Cabanès, Cabannais, Cabannié, Cabagnol, Cabanel, Cabanon, Cabanot, Caban, Cabanis and many more.

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Cabana Early History


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Cabana Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cabana research. Another 61 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1651, 1695, 1757, 1766, 1803, 1823, 1831, 1839, 1857, 1860, and 1882 are included under the topic Early Cabana History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cabana Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cabana Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family name at this time was Jean-Bathazard Cabanes, who was bishop of Vence in 1651; Claude de Cabanet was bishop in 1695; Pierre-Jean-Georges Cabanis was a man of letters in Cosnac in 1757; Bernard Cabanon was a politician in 1766; Emile Cabanon, often referred to as a romantic...

Another 126 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cabana Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cabana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Martin Cabana, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1802

Cabana Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Edmond Cabana, a carpenter in Montreal in 1891

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cabana (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cabana (post 1700)



  • Colonel, USMC, RET. Robert Donald Cabana (b. 1949), Kennedy Space Center Director and former NASA astronaut with over 37 days in space
  • Robert K. Cabana, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972
  • Oliver Cabana Jr. (b. 1865), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1916, 1920, 1932; Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1920
  • Aldée Cabana, Canadian chemist and Rector of the University of Sherbrooke, in Quebec, from 1985 to 1993
  • Alexis-Hilaire Cabana, Canadian lawyer in Joliette, Quebec, who practiced from 1879 to 1916

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    4. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cabana Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cabana Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 13 June 2016 at 01:58.

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