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Cantley Family History

Cantley Name Meaning
English: habitational name from either of two places called Cantley, in Norfolk and South Yorkshire, named with an unattested Old English personal name Canta + leah ‘clearing’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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1,347 Military Records
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6,395 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Cantley Families

  • Number of Cantley families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Cantley families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Cantley families
     23 - 44
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cantley Family Origin

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Cantley Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cantley

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Cantley Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Cantley census records

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Cantley Civil War Service Records

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