Canter Family History
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Canter Name Meaning
English: from an agent derivative of Anglo-Norman French cant ‘song’, applied as an occupational name for a singer in a chantry or a nickname for someone who had a good voice or who sang a lot. Americanized spelling of Kanter or Kantor.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Cater, Carter, Ganter, Cantor, Panter, Canner, Center, Colter