Cantlon Family History

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Cantlon Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Irish Cantlin.

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


Similar surnames: Clanton, Cantlin, Scantlin, Canon, Cantor, Hanon, Cantin, Cauthon

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Cantlon Family Origin

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Cantlon Family Occupations

What did your Cantlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cantlon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Cantlon's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cantlon family was Carman. Laborer, Farmer and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantlon.

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Boatman

    6%
  • Carman

    6%

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

Cantlon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Cantlon Life Expectancy

What is the average Cantlon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Cantlon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Cantlon in 1962 was 85, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cantlon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cantlon 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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