Cano Name Meaning

nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely white hair, from cano ‘white or gray haired’, ‘old’, ‘worthy’ (Latin canus). habitational name from a place in Spain called Caño or Cano in Portugal, both named with a derivative of Latin canna ‘reed’.

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


Similar surnames: Cane, Capo, Canto, Cann, Cao, Sano, Calo, Can, Cain, Caro

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Cano Family Origin

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Cano Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Stock Raiser

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Stock Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cano. The most common Cano occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Cano's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cano family was Keeping House.

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Cano Historical Records

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Cano Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Cano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Cano in 1942 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cano

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