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Canale Surname Meaning

Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places called Canale from Latin canalis ‘channel conduit’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Canal, Canales, Casale, Canali, Cane, Cantley, Canas, Casali, Banales

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Where is the Canale family from?

You can see how Canale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Canale family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Canale families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Canale families living in Ontario. This was about 56% of all the recorded Canale's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Canale families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Canale surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Canale ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Canale. 28% of Canale men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Canale women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Canale were Salesman and Machine Operator. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Bartender
    7%
  • Painter
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Canale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canale census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Canale. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Canale. For the veterans among your Canale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Canale lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Canale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Canale in 1956 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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