Cantor Family History

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Cantor Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Canter. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kantor. French (Picardy): learned form of chantre ‘singer’. Compare Canter 1.

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


Similar surnames: Canter, Kantor, Cater, Pastor, Claytor, Santor, Mantor, Sartor

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Cantor Family Origin

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Cantor Family Occupations

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  • Brass Finisher

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Druggist

    8%

In 1880, Brass Finisher, Carpenter and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantor. A less common occupation for the Cantor family was Druggist. The most common Cantor occupation in the USA was Brass Finisher. 8% of Cantor's were Brass Finishers.

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Cantor Historical Records

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Cantor Life Expectancy

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