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Canino Name Meaning

Italian (southern): nickname from the old Sicilian caninu ‘beautiful dear’or from the Arabic ḥanīn ‘soft sweet’. Italian (southern): nickname from the adjective canino ‘canine’ probably denoting someone with a ferocious or aggressive temperament. Spanish (Canary Islands): nickname from canino ‘canine’.

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


Similar surnames: Chino, Carino, Camino, Catino, Carpino, Casano, Annino, Covino

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Where is the Canino family from?

You can see how Canino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Canino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Canino families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 21 Canino families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Canino's in USA. New York had the highest population of Canino families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Canino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Canino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Canino. 23% of Canino men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Canino women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Canino were Machinist and Dyer Inspector. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Operator
    17%
  • Dyer Inspector
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Canino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canino census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Canino. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 534 military records available for the last name Canino. For the veterans among your Canino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Canino lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Canino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Canino in 1958 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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