1. A surname meaning 'hill', or, 'bend'. It is derived from a misspelling of the Swiss-German word 'Kneu'.
2. An American who is considered Filipino at heart. It is a word combination of "Pinoy" (Tagalog word for Filipino), and "Kano" (Tagalog word for American).
1.: Hello, I am Tommy Kanoy.
2.: That American sure does like the Philippines' culture. He is such a Kanoy!