Canepa Family History

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Canepa Name Meaning

Italian: from cànepa ‘hemp’, from Latin cannabis, a plant cultivated for its strong fibrous stems, which were used to make rope and canvas, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of hemp or of articles made from it, a topographic name for someone who lived in an area where the plant was grown, or a habitational name from Canèpa in Genoa province.

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


Similar surnames: Cane, Canela, Carda, Candela, Cappa, Canova, Cabeza, Canevari, Candia

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Canepa Family Origin

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Canepa Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Cartman

    9%
  • Gardener

    9%
  • Grocer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Canepa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Canepa's were Farmers. Farmer, Cartman and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canepa. A less common occupation for the Canepa family was Grocer.

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Canepa Historical Records

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Canepa Life Expectancy

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