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Gender: F Meaning of Canela: "cinnamon" Origin of Canela: Spanish and Portuguese

We've long been a fan of spice and herb names -- Saffron, Sage, Juniper -- and Spanish word names are starting to feel very right, so Canela has legs. It has a long history as a Latina first name, and Nell would be a great -- and easy -- nickname.

Famous People Named Canela

Canela Cox, American R&B singer
Canela Arechiga aka Cinnamon, American pro wrestler

Pop Culture References for the name Canela

Canela, "cinnamon" in Portuguese and Spanish