Canepa Family History

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Canepa Name Meaning

Italian: from cànepa ‘hemp’, from Latin cannabis, a plant cultivated for its strong fibrous stems, which were used to make rope and canvas, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of hemp or of articles made from it, a topographic name for someone who lived in an area where the plant was grown, or a habitational name from Canèpa in Genoa province.

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


Similar surnames: Cane, Canela, Carda, Candela, Cappa, Canova, Cabeza, Canevari, Candia

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Canepa Family Origin

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Canepa Family Occupations

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  • Draper & Hawker

    33%
  • Mariner

    33%
  • Restaurant Keeper

    33%

In 1881, Draper & Hawker and Mariner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Canepa. A less common occupation for the Canepa family was Restaurant Keeper. The most common Canepa occupation in the UK was Draper & Hawker. 33% of Canepa's were Draper & Hawkers.

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Canepa Historical Records

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Canepa Life Expectancy

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