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Early Origins of the Cannavo family

The surname Cannavo was first found in Emilia-Romagna, an administrative Region of Northern Italy, comprising the historical regions of Emilia and Romagna. The region traces its history back to Roman times as the province of Gaule. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time was in itself a family honor.

Early History of the Cannavo family

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Cannavo Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cannizzaro, Cannova, Caneva, Canneva, Cannava, Cannavo, Cannaviello, Canovaro, Canevari, Canever, Canavaro, Cannavale, Canevale, Caneva, Canneva, Canevaro and many more.

Early Notables of the Cannavo family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Cannavo family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Maria DeGracia Cannova, who settled in New Orleans in 1779; James Canneva, who arrived in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1813; Guiseppe Canepa, who settled in America in 1861.

Contemporary Notables of the name Cannavo (post 1700) +

  • Marianne F. Cannavo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980 [1]
  • Ignazio Cannavò (b. 1921), Italian Prelate of Roman Catholic Church
  • Candido Cannavò (1930-2009), Italian journalist

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 19) . Retrieved from on Facebook