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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Russian
Scripts Казанов(Russian)
Other Forms FormsKazanova

Meaning & History

Means "of Kazan", either referring to the city of Kazan in Tatarstan, Russia, or from a given name. The name is most likely of Turkic origin, possibly from Bulgar qazan meaning "cauldron, pot", which would have been used to denote someone who made pots.
Added 3/21/2016 by HL
Edited 4/15/2018 by HL