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Fanti Name Meaning

Northern Italian: patronymic or plural form of Fante.

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

Similar surnames: Fante, Santi, Mansi, Manni, Ratti, Fonti, Tanzi, Sani, Infanti

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Where is the Fanti family from?

You can see how Fanti families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fanti family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Fanti families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Fanti family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Fanti's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Fanti families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fanti surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fanti ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fanti. 55% of Fanti men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Fanti women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fanti were New Worker and Teacher. .

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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
  • Miner
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Maid
  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fanti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fanti 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 813 immigration records available for the last name Fanti. 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 293 military records available for the last name Fanti. For the veterans among your Fanti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fanti lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Fanti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fanti in 1957 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

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