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Canada Name Meaning

Spanish (Cañada): topographic name from cañada ‘glen’, ‘valley’. Possibly also French, from a derivative of Old French chanée, a term denoting a type of elongated pitcher, from Latin canna ‘reed’.

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


Similar surnames: Canal, Canedo, Canas, Camarda, Canosa, Cantara, Canepa, Canela

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Canada Family Origin

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Canada Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farming

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Canada family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canada. The most common Canada occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Canada's were Farmers.

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Canada Historical Records

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Canada Life Expectancy

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