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Canela Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a candle maker, from a dialectal or obselete variant of Catalan candela ‘candle’. possibly also metonymic occupational name for a spicer, from a dialectal or old form of canyella ‘cinnamon’.

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


Similar surnames: Candela, Cane, Capel, Canepa, Canell, Cadena, Carel, Capella, Capell

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Canela Family Origin

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Canela Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

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

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Canela Historical Records

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Canela Life Expectancy

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