Cano Family History

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Cano Name Meaning

nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely white hair, from cano ‘white or gray haired’, ‘old’, ‘worthy’ (Latin canus). habitational name from a place in Spain called Caño or Cano in Portugal, both named with a derivative of Latin canna ‘reed’.

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

Similar surnames: Cane, Capo, Canto, Cann, Cao, Sano, Calo, Can, Cain, Caro

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Cano Family Origin

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Cano Family Occupations

What did your Cano ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Doubler Tinplate Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cano. 50% of Cano men worked as a Doubler Tinplate Work and 50% of Cano women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cano were Spairrsh Covent General and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Doubler Tinplate Work
  • Spairrsh Covent General

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cashier
  • Incapacitated

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

Cano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Cano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cano census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Cano

Passenger List

There are 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Cano. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Cano. For the veterans among your Cano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cano Life Expectancy

What is the average Cano lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Cano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cano in 1942 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cano

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cano 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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