Canova Family History

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Canova Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Cànova): from cànova ‘cupboard’, ‘cellar’, ‘food shop’, presumably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a seller of comestibles. Northern Italian (Canóva): reduced form of Casanova.

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

Similar surnames: Canepa, Cava, Genova, Canela, Canevari, Cola, Corona, Calo, Cannata

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Canova Family Origin

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Canova Family Occupations

What did your Canova ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Jeweller and Retired Jeweller were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Canova. The most common Canova occupation in the UK was Jeweller. 50% of Canova's were Jewellers.

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  • Jeweller

  • Retired Jeweller


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

Canova Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Canova Life Expectancy

What is the average Canova lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Canova life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Canova in 1958 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canova

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canova 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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