Canepa Family History
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Canepa Name Meaning
Italian: from cànepa ‘hemp’, from Latin cannabis, a plant cultivated for its strong fibrous stems, which were used to make rope and canvas, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of hemp or of articles made from it, a topographic name for someone who lived in an area where the plant was grown, or a habitational name from Canèpa in Genoa province.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cane, Canela, Carda, Candela, Cappa, Canova, Cabeza, Canevari, Candia