Canete History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Canete family

The surname Canete was first found in Aragon an ancient Kingdom of Spain.

Early History of the Canete family

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Canete Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cañete, Canete, Canet, Caneta, Canette, Canetta, Canetons and many more.

Early Notables of the Canete family (pre 1700)

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United States Canete migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Canete Settlers in United States in the 16th Century
  • Pedro and Luis Canete who immigrated to Guatemala in 1577
  • Miguel De Canete who settled in Rio de la Plata in 1594
Canete Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alonso Canete, who landed in America in 1828 [1]
  • Manuel Canete, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
  • Cristobal Canete, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]
  • Cristobal Canete Garcia who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • Luis Canete, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1881 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Canete (post 1700) +

  • Manuel Cañete, Spanish journalist and literary critic
  • Ariel Cañete (b. 1975), Argentine golfer
  • Ciriaco "Cacoy" Cañete (b. 1919), Filipino martial artist and head of Doce Pares eskrima


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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