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Origins of the Canessa surname

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About the Canessas

We have a total number of 142 records for people with the last name Canessa.

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Where do most Canessas live?

In 1921, most Canessas lived in North East.

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Interesting facts about Canessas

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We have 82 records for the Canessa surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Canessas most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Canessas.

What are the most common Canessa first names?

  • Luigi
  • Joseph
  • Maria
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Canessas

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Canessas in 1921


Spinner (Flax)


At Home




Linen Draper And Etc


Common Male occupations for Canessas in 1921
Blacking Maker




Commercial Clerk




Farm Hands


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