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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Canelo

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  1. cinnamon (tree)

Notable Persons Named Canelo

Canelo was born in 1982 in Mexico City. Canelo is also known as Casas and Jr. Canelo; Bengala.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Canelo

Alexis Canelo is a soccer player for the Chiapas F.C., Club Almirante Brown, and Quilmes Atlético Club. Alexis was born on February 3rd, 1992 in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina.


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Popularity of Canelo as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Canelo U.S.
  White 4.38% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 93.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Canelo

People with the last name Canelo are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Canelo

  • How Popular is the name Canelo? Canelo is the 48,552nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Canelo was the 30,863rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Canelo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 46 babies born with the first name Canelo in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Canelo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2012 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Canelo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Canelo is Sunday, January 8th, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Canelo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Canelo was in 2017 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Canelo: Your name in reverse order is Olenac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elcano. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Canelo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 754 people with the last name Canelo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Canelo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Canelo as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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