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Canlas Name Meaning

Hispanic (Philippines): possibly an altered form of a habitational name from Las Canles in Ourense province Galicia (Spain) named from Galician canle ‘channel’ (from Latin canal).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Canas, Caldas, Canal, Canales, Salas, Cales, Calles, Mangas, Dallas

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Where is the Canlas family from?

You can see how Canlas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Canlas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Canlas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Canlas families living in Minnesota. This was about 10% of all the recorded Canlas's in USA. Minnesota and 1 other state had the highest population of Canlas families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Canlas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Canlas ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Canlas. 34% of Canlas men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Waiter
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Census Records

There are 760 census records available for the last name Canlas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canlas 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 856 immigration records available for the last name Canlas. 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 171 military records available for the last name Canlas. For the veterans among your Canlas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Canlas lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Canlas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Canlas in 1966 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

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