Canas Name Meaning

Spanish (Cañas) and Portuguese: habitational name from a place so named from the plural of Spanish caña, Portuguese canas ‘reed’, from Latin canna.

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

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Canas Family Origin

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Canas Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%

In 1880, the most common Canas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Canas's were Laborers. Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Canas.

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Canas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Canas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Canas in 1956 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canas

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