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Last name: Cane

Dossier: 600939
Type:Heraldic Trace
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Language of the text: English
Nobility: Noble family - Knights - Lords
Nobles in:England (England)
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Heraldic Trace :
Cane

English
Nobility crown CaneThe surname Cane is of English origin. The name is a variation of Cain. This was a nickname for a tall, thin man, derived from the Middle English, Old French 'cane', cane, reed ( Latin 'canna' ). The word nickname is derived from "an eke-name" or added name, and since surnames originated as added names for help in identification, all surnames are, in a sense, nicknames. In England the name was descriptive of the original bearer. Size always attracted attention and the names for the tall, big, lanky man are many and varied. It is also possibly a topographical name for someone who lived in a damp area overgrown with weeds, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered reeds, which were widely used in the Middle Ages as a floor covering and for weaving small baskets. A family could acquire a place name as a surname under three different circumstances: 1. the gentleman lived or worked in or near some topographical formation or landscape feature, either natural or artificial. 2. he formerly lived in a village and thus acquired the reputation of being from that place. 3. he owned or was lord of the village or manor designated. However, it is safe to say that in most cases a placename merely identifies the place where the original bearer of the name formerly resided or worked. It may also be a short form of such Welsh names as Ceindrych, Ceinlys, Ceinwen, all feminine, from Welsh 'cain', beautiful. The name dates back to the twelfth century were a Roger de Kana is recorded in historical archives. The exact date that this name was brought to North America is not certain but it is believed that the name came to America during the great migration of the seventeenth century. This name is the four-hundredth and eighty-third most common surname in America. ...

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Blazon Cane

Coat of arms of family Cane

Coat of arms of family
Language of the text: English

Gules three trouts in fesse proper between as many estoiles or. Crest-An arm embowed in armour, holding a sword proper.

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