When Sonia Angela Cannata was born on 5 March 1925, in New York City, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Cannata, was 29 and her mother, Rulia Bamuner, was 30. She lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 28 November 1985, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 60.
Some characteristic forenames: Italian Sal, Rocco, Salvatore, Gaetano, Vito, Angelo, Antonino, Antonio, Biagio, Carlo, Carmela, Corrado.
Italian (Sicily and southern Calabria; also Cannatà): occupational name for a potter or a water carrier, either from cannata ‘pitcher, jug’, which is from medieval Greek kanata, or from the medieval Greek occupational name derived from this, kanatās ‘potter’.