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Cantelli Family History

Cantelli Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Santelli, Castelli, Cartelli, Castello, Castell, Cantrell, Cantwell

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Where is the Cantelli family from?

You can see how Cantelli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cantelli family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Cantelli families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Cantelli families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Cantelli's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Cantelli families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cantelli surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cantelli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cantelli. 100% of Cantelli men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cantelli women worked as a Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
  • Dressmaker
    34%
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What Cantelli family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cantelli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cantelli census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cantelli. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cantelli. For the veterans among your Cantelli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cantelli lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Cantelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cantelli in 1956 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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