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Spanish and French (Normandy and Picardy): topographic name for someone who lived in a house with an iron grille or iron fencing, ultimately from Latin cancelus. The prevalence of the name in FL suggests that it was probably brought to the U.S. chiefly from Cuba.

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


Similar surnames: Ancel, Cane, Mantel, Faniel, Andel, Angel, Carrel, Canal, Vance

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  • Laborer

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In 1880, the most common Cancel occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Cancel's were Laborers.

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