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Cantore Name Meaning

Italian: from cantore ‘singer’ (from Latin cantor ‘singer poet’) hence an occupational name for a singer or cantor or a nickname for someone who sang well.

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


Similar surnames: Centore, Canter, Kantor, Cannone, Castoro, Santoro, Sartore, Catone

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Where is the Cantore family from?

You can see how Cantore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cantore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Cantore families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Cantore families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Cantore's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Cantore families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cantore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cantore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cantore. 40% of Cantore men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Cantore women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cantore were Farmer and Housewife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Barber
    11%
  • Manager
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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What Cantore family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cantore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cantore 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 625 immigration records available for the last name Cantore. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 265 military records available for the last name Cantore. For the veterans among your Cantore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cantore lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cantore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Cantore in 1952 was 51, and 89 in 2004.

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