Canto Family History
Canto Name Meaning
Spanish and Portuguese: topographic name for someone who lived on a corner canto ‘corner’ (from Latin cantus) or a habitational name from numerous places in Spain and Portugal named with this word. Catalan (Cantó): habitational name from any of the minor places in Catalonia (Spain) named Cantó from Catalan cantó ‘building stone’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022