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Canipe Name Meaning

French (Canipé): Picard and southern occupational name for a knife-maker, from a derivative of canif ‘(small) knife’. Probably an Americanized form of German Kneip. Compare Kanipe.

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


Similar surnames: Kanipe, Cane, Cape, Canine, Cripe, Canida, Conine, Cange, Knipe

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Canipe Family Origin

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Canipe Family Occupations

What did your Canipe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Canipe. 33% of Canipe men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Canipe women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Canipe were Carpenter and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Operator
    9%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Looper
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Cook
    15%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Canipe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Canipe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canipe 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 91 immigration records available for the last name Canipe. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Canipe. For the veterans among your Canipe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canipe Life Expectancy

What is the average Canipe lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Canipe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Canipe in 1958 was 44, and 67 in 2004.

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