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Canosa Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from a place in A Coruña province Galicia (Spain) named Canosa from Galician cana ‘reed’ (from Latin canna). Italian: habitational name from a place called Canosa in Apulia.

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

Similar surnames: Cano, Cardosa, Canas, Candia, Carota, Canepa, Canada, Banos, Cahow

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Where is the Canosa family from?

You can see how Canosa families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Canosa family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Canosa families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Canosa families living in New Jersey. This was about 17% of all the recorded Canosa's in USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Canosa families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Canosa surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Canosa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver was the top reported job for people in the USA named Canosa. 50% of Canosa men worked as a Truck Driver. .

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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

  • Truck Driver
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 797 census records available for the last name Canosa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canosa 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Canosa. 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 161 military records available for the last name Canosa. For the veterans among your Canosa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Canosa lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Canosa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Canosa in 1955 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

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