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  1. dative plural of canna
  2. ablative plural of canna

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cannis

John Cannis is a member of parliament. John was born on November 4th, 1951 in Kalymnos.


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Popularity of Cannis as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Cannis

  • When was the first name Cannis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Cannis is Wednesday, January 25th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Cannis? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Cannis. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Cannis: Your name in reverse order is Sinnac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anicns. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cannis born Sep 15, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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