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Origins of the Canovas surname

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About the Canovases

We have a total number of 72 records for people with the last name Canovas.

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Where do most Canovases live?

In 1921, most Canovases lived in Northern Ireland.

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Interesting facts about Canovases

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We have 67 records for the Canovas surname. The oldest one dates back to 1998.

Who were Canovases most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Canovas first names?

  • Antonio
  • Francisco
  • Maria
  • Antonia

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Common jobs for Canovases

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

Common Female occupations for Canovases in 1921
At Home


Draper's Assistant


Eating-House Keeper


General Servant




Common Male occupations for Canovases in 1921


Mason's Labourer




Assistant Revenue Inspector


Civil Service Clerk


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