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Cancel Name Meaning

Spanish and French (Normandy and Picardy): topographic name for someone who lived in a house with an iron grille or iron fencing, ultimately from Latin cancelus. The prevalence of the name in FL suggests that it was probably brought to the U.S. chiefly from Cuba.

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


Similar surnames: Ancel, Cane, Mantel, Faniel, Andel, Angel, Carrel, Canal, Vance

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In 1940, Labrador and Sirvienta were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cancel. 15% of Cancel men worked as a Labrador and 14% of Cancel women worked as a Sirvienta. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cancel were Agricultor and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Labrador
    15%
  • Jornalero
    5%
  • Propietario
    4%
  • Agricultor
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sirvienta
    14%
  • Costurera
    6%
  • Domestica
    6%
  • Student
    6%

*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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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cancel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Cancel in 1953 was 29, and 69 in 2004.

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