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Canzano Name Meaning

Italian (mainly southern): probably a habitational name from Canzano in Teramo province named with the Latin personal name Cantius + the suffix -anu.

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


Similar surnames: Manzano, Bazzano, Calvano, Castano, Salzano, Carrano, Campano

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Where is the Canzano family from?

You can see how Canzano families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Canzano family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Canzano families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Canzano families living in New York. This was about 29% of all the recorded Canzano's in USA. New York had the highest population of Canzano families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Canzano surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Canzano ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Canzano. 34% of Canzano men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Canzano women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Canzano were Attendant and Machine Operator. .

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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
    34%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Printer
    17%
  • Attendant
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
    22%
  • Dressmaker
    22%
  • Operator
    15%
  • Machine Operator
    15%
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Census Records

There are 636 census records available for the last name Canzano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canzano 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 468 immigration records available for the last name Canzano. 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 328 military records available for the last name Canzano. For the veterans among your Canzano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Canzano lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Canzano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Canzano in 1961 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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