Canas Family History

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Canas Name Meaning

Spanish (Cañas) and Portuguese: habitational name from a place so named from the plural of Spanish caña, Portuguese canas ‘reed’, from Latin canna.

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

Similar surnames: Canal, Canlas, Manas, Cane, Canosa, Canto, Canez, Mangas, Casal

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Canas Family Origin

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Canas Family Occupations

What did your Canas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Canas. The most common Canas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Canas's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Canas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Canas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Canas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canas census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Canas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 254 military records available for the last name Canas. For the veterans among your Canas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canas Life Expectancy

What is the average Canas lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Canas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Canas in 1956 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canas ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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