First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kangas

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  1. plural of kanga

kangas was also found in the following language(s): Finnish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kangas

Paul Kangas is a business broadcaster. Paul was born in Houghton, Michigan.


Steve was born on May 11th, 1961. He left this life on February 8th, 1999.



Pentti was born in 1946.


Juhani Kangas is an athlete for the FC Santa Claus.


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Popularity of Kangas as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kangas U.S.
  White 92.02% 64.26%
  African American 0.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.09% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.49% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kangas

People with the last name Kangas are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kangas

  • How Popular is the name Kangas? As a last name Kangas was the 7,013th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Kangas? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kangas was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kangas: Your name in reverse order is Sagnak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Askang. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kangas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,776 people with the last name Kangas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kangas? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Kangas as their last name.

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