Alcantara Family History

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Alcantara Name Meaning

Spanish (Alcántara): habitational name from any of various places, for example in the provinces of Cáceres, Cádiz, or Castilianized form of Catalan Alcàntera, habitational name from a town in Valencia, all of them named from Arabic al ‘the’ + qan?tara ‘bridge’.

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

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Alcantara Family Origin

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Alcantara Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Teacher

    50%

In 1880, Farmer and Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alcantara. The most common Alcantara occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Alcantara's were Farmers.

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Alcantara Historical Records

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Alcantara Life Expectancy

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