Cantey Family History

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Cantey Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Canty.

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


Similar surnames: Canney, Mantey, Canty, Clancey, Kanney, Calvey, Cranney, Carney

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Cantey Family Origin

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Cantey Family Occupations

What did your Cantey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantey. A less common occupation for the Cantey family was Farming. The most common Cantey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Cantey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Works On Farm

    9%
  • Farming

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cantey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cantey Historical Records

What Cantey family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Cantey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cantey. 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 Card

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

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Cantey Life Expectancy

What is the average Cantey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Cantey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Cantey in 1957 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cantey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cantey ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Cantey Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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