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Heraldic Search Last name: CANEPA

Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Cavalieri
Language of the text: Italiano

Nobles: España (Cataluña)
Nobility: Señores - Caballeros - Familia Noble
Language of the text: Español

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Nobility: Famille Noble - Chevaliers - Seigneurs
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Search Etymological origin of Italian surnames


Hemp has a small strain between Novara and Alexandrian, and one in Osimo nell'anconetano, Canepa is a Genoese surname but strains are identified in Sicily and Cagliari. The origin of the surnames can be traced back to nicknames linked to the profession of rope-maker or hemp farmer or even to the fact that the progenitor lived near a rope factory or a hemp field.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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