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Xanthos Family History

Xanthos Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Santos, Anthes, Antos, Anthis, Anthon, Cantos, Anthony, Manton

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Where is the Xanthos family from?

You can see how Xanthos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Xanthos family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Xanthos families living in Connecticut. This was about 29% of all the recorded Xanthos's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Xanthos families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Xanthos surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Xanthos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Waiter was the top reported job for people in the USA named Xanthos. 42% of Xanthos men worked as a Waiter. .

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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

  • Waiter
    42%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Office Worker
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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What Xanthos family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 451 census records available for the last name Xanthos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Xanthos 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 359 immigration records available for the last name Xanthos. 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 167 military records available for the last name Xanthos. For the veterans among your Xanthos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Xanthos lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Xanthos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Xanthos in 1960 was 63, and 78 in 2003.

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