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Kantor Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cantor, an official of a synagogue whose duty is to sing liturgical music and leads prayers, from Latin cantor ‘singer’, a derivative of canere ‘to sing’. German, Czech, Slovak, and northern Croatian; Hungarian (Kántor): occupational name for a choirmaster or village schoolmaster.

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

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Kantor Family Origin

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Kantor Family Occupations

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  • Dealer In Notions

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • News Dealer

    25%
  • Wks Stch Fact

    25%

In 1880, Dealer In Notions, Farmer and News Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kantor. A less common occupation for the Kantor family was Wks Stch Fact. The most common Kantor occupation in the USA was Dealer In Notions. 25% of Kantor's were Dealer In Notionss.

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Kantor Historical Records

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Kantor Life Expectancy

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Famous Kantor Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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