Cantin Family History

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Cantin Name Meaning

habitational name from a place called Cantin, in Nord. spelling variant of Quantin, from the Old French personal name Quentin, Quintin (from Latin Quintinus, a derivative of Quintus ‘fifth-born’).

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

Similar surnames: Canton, Dantin, Cantlin, Danton, Caton, Cayton, Canning, Cannon

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Cantin Family Origin

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Cantin Family Occupations

What did your Cantin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cantin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Cantin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cantin family was Keeping House. Farmer, Gardener and Gunsmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantin.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Gunsmith

  • Keeping House


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

Cantin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Cantin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cantin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Cantin Life Expectancy

What is the average Cantin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cantin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cantin in 1952 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cantin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cantin 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.

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