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Cantone Name Meaning

Italian:: habitational name from any of numerous places called Cantone from cantone ‘corner’. possibly from an augmentative of the medieval personal name Cante a shortened form of Cavalcante.

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


Similar surnames: Canton, Santone, Caton, Canto, Danton, Pantone, Cayton, Cantin

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Where is the Cantone family from?

You can see how Cantone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cantone family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Cantone families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Cantone families living in Texas. This was about 67% of all the recorded Cantone's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Cantone families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cantone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cantone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cantone. 27% of Cantone men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Cantone women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cantone were Tailor and Housewife. .

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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
    27%
  • Butcher
    14%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Tailor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    20%
  • Plier Work
    20%
  • Machine Operator
    15%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cantone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cantone 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 Cantone. 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 454 military records available for the last name Cantone. For the veterans among your Cantone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cantone lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Cantone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Cantone in 1943 was 31, and 87 in 2004.

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