Cano Family History
Cano Name Meaning
Spanish: nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely white hair from cano ‘white or gray haired old worthy’ (from Latin canus). Portuguese or Spanish (Caño): topographic name from any of numerous brooks and paths in Portugal (Cano) and Spain (Caño) named with a derivative of Latin canna ‘reed’ also as ‘sewer drain’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022