Meaning and Origin of: Canal
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- Old English : Knowing
- Old French : Cannon
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Family name origins & meanings:
- Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese : habitational name from any of numerous places named with canal ‘channel’, ‘conduit’, from Latin canalis.
- Spanish (Cañal) and Portuguese : habitational name from a place named with Spanish cañal, Portuguese canal ‘reedbed’, a derivative of Latin canna ‘reed’.
- Italian : variant of Canale.