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Cavalcante Family History

Cavalcante Name Meaning
Italian: from a medieval personal name derived from cavalcare ‘to ride’, from Latin caballicare. The form Cavalcanti also became established in Spain.

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

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10,614 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
246 Military Records
666 Immigration Records
353 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Cavalcante Families

  • Number of Cavalcante families
     2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cavalcante last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Cavalcante last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Cavalcante Family Origin

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Cavalcante Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Cavalcante

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Cavalcante Family Occupations

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Military Service by Cavalcante

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