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Cantlin Name Meaning

Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy and Picardy, France, named Canteloup or Canteleu, from Old Norman French cante(r) ‘to sing’ + lou, leu ‘wolf’. These appear originally to have been grimly humorous names denoting settlements where the wolves could be heard howling in the uncleared woods around. Compare Italian Cantalupo.

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Cantin, Canton, Cantley, Dantin, Captain, Gatlin, Catlin

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Cantlin Family Origin

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Cantlin Family Occupations

What did your Cantlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cantlin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 32% of Cantlin's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantlin. A less common occupation for the Cantlin family was Coal Miner.

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  • Laborer

    32%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    5%

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Cantlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cantlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cantlin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cantlin. 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 Cantlin. For the veterans among your Cantlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cantlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Cantlin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cantlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cantlin in 1952 was 51, and 95 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cantlin 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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