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Canuel Family History

Canuel Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with whitish blond hair derived from the adjective canu a regional form of chenu ‘hoary’ (from the Latin adjective canutus ‘gray-haired’). Filipino: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Carel, Cane, Cancel, Sandel, Mantel, Manuel, Carrel, Canela, Bandel

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Where is the Canuel family from?

You can see how Canuel families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Canuel family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Canuel families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 184 Canuel families living in Quebec. This was about 91% of all the recorded Canuel's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Canuel families in 1911.
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What did your Canuel ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Charwoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Canuel. 62% of Canuel men worked as a Journalier and 100% of Canuel women worked as a Charwoman. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
  • Labourer
  • Cult

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Charwoman
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Canuel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canuel 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 218 immigration records available for the last name Canuel. 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 476 military records available for the last name Canuel. For the veterans among your Canuel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Canuel lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Canuel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Canuel in 1960 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

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