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Canell Name Meaning

Catalan: possibly from Catalan canell ‘wrist’. Respelling of French Canel, a topographic name from canel ‘water-channel’, ‘pipe’, or Swiss German Känel, also a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Canela, Cabell, Castell, Call, Cane, Carnell, Capell, Knell, Cancel

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Canell Family Origin

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Canell Family Occupations

What did your Canell ancestors do for a living?

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  • Builder

    11%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Coachman

    11%
  • Draper

    11%

In 1881, the most common Canell occupation in the UK was Builder. 11% of Canell's were Builders. A less common occupation for the Canell family was Draper. Builder, Carpenter and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canell.

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Canell Historical Records

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Canell Life Expectancy

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