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Cantillo Family History

Cantillo Name Meaning

Spanish (mainly southern): topographic name from cantillo for someone who lived on a street corner.

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

Similar surnames: Calvillo, Cutillo, Castillo, Pantaleo, Castello, Mantilla, Castilla

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Where is the Cantillo family from?

You can see how Cantillo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cantillo family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Cantillo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Cantillo families living in Massachusetts. This was about 16% of all the recorded Cantillo's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Cantillo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cantillo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cantillo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cantillo. 85% of Cantillo men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Cantillo women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cantillo were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Seamstress
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What Cantillo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 676 census records available for the last name Cantillo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cantillo 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cantillo. 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 111 military records available for the last name Cantillo. For the veterans among your Cantillo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cantillo lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Cantillo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cantillo in 1964 was 67, and 82 in 2004.

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