Infante Family History
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Infante Name Meaning
Spanish: from infante literally ‘child’, but in Spain also a title borne by the eldest sons of noblemen before they inherited, and in particular by the son of the king of Castile; thus the surname probably originated either as a nickname for one of a lordly disposition or as an occupational name for a member of the household of an infante. Italian: nickname for someone with a childlike disposition, from infante ‘child’ (Latin infans, literally ‘one who cannot speak’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Fant, Infanti, Mirante, Ante, Bonfanti, Fante, Gigante, Montante