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The distinguished Spanish surname Cano is derived from a nickname; that is, it was originally used to describe a physical or personal characteristic of the original bearer. In this case, the surname is derived from the Spanish word "cano," meaning "white-haired" or "ancient," and would have been applied to one with gray hair or one who was advanced in years.

Cano Early Origins



The surname Cano was first found in many Regions of Spain and the Iberian Peninsula. There were families of this name in Castile, Murcia, Seville, Vizcaya, Portugal and other regions. In Vizcaya, a family of this name resided in Aldeanueva, Valmaseda, while another family was established in Penacerrada, Laguardia, in Alava.

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Cano Spelling Variations


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Cano Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cano, Cao, Cane, Caño and others.

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Cano Early History


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Cano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cano research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1601, 1667, 1476 and 1526 are included under the topic Early Cano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cano Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manuel Cano, aged 39, landed in Puerto Rico in 1811
  • Hernan Cano, who landed in Cartagena in 1834
  • Heman Cano, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1834
  • Sebastian Cano, who landed in Venezuela in 1834
  • Herman Cano, who landed in New Spain in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cano (post 1700)



  • Félix Manuel Cano (b. 1966), former Spanish baseball pitcher
  • José Ortega Cano (b. 1953), Spanish bullfighter
  • Don Juan Cano (1502-1572), Spanish conquistador
  • José María Cano (b. 1959), Spanish composer, and contemporary artist
  • Gabriel Cano, Spanish soldier who served as Royal Governor of Chile from 1717 to 1733
  • Ulises Cano (b. 1983), Spanish footballer currently
  • Franklin Arregui Cano (b. 1911), Spanish painter
  • Melchoir Cano (1509-1560), Spanish theologian
  • Alonso Cano (1601-1667), Spanish painter/sculptor/architect
  • Ricardo Obregón Cano (1917-2016), Argentine Justicialist Party politician, 53rd Governor of Córdoba (1973-1974)
  • ... (Another 10 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
    2. Atienza, Julio De Atienza. Español: Diccionario Heraldico De Apellidos Españoles Y De Titulos Nobiliarios. Madrid: Aguilar, 1959. Print.
    3. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. García Carraffa, Alberto and Arturo. Diccionario Heráldico y Genealógico de Apellidos Españoles y Americanos 88 Volumes. Madrid: A. Marzo. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
    11. ...

    The Cano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cano Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 15 July 2016 at 16:10.

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