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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


Similar surnames: Kanter, Cantor, Pastor, Kastor, Kaczor, Sartor, Cantore, Panter

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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, 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. Dealer In Notions, Farmer and News Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kantor.

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Kantor Life Expectancy

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