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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

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Saloon Keeper

    18%
  • Fruit Dealer

    9%
  • Gen'L Merchant

    9%

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In 1880, Laborer, Saloon Keeper and Fruit Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canova. The most common Canova occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Canova's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Canova family was Gen'L Merchant.

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Canova Historical Records

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Canova Life Expectancy

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