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Canell Name Meaning

Catalan: possibly from Catalan canell ‘wrist’. Respelling of French Canel, a topographic name from canel ‘water-channel’, ‘pipe’, or Swiss German Känel, also a topographic name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Canela, Cabell, Castell, Call, Cane, Carnell, Capell, Knell, Cancel

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Canell Family Origin

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Canell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

In 1880, the most common Canell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Canell's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canell. A less common occupation for the Canell family was Clerk In Store.

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Canell Historical Records

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Canell Life Expectancy

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