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Cantillon Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a stonemason, from a derivative of chantille ‘canthus’, ‘angle’; ‘thin brick’ or ‘stone shaped like a large brick’.

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


Similar surnames: Castillon, Canton, Castello, Cutillo, Antillon, Cantin, Cantillo

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Cantillon Family Origin

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Cantillon Family Occupations

What did your Cantillon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cantillon occupation in Canada was Clerk. 30% of Cantillon's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Cantillon family was Conducter. Clerk, Milliner and Brakesman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantillon.

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  • Clerk

    30%
  • Milliner

    20%
  • Brakesman

    10%
  • Conducter

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cantillon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cantillon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cantillon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cantillon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cantillon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cantillon. For the veterans among your Cantillon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cantillon Life Expectancy

What is the average Cantillon lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Cantillon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Cantillon in 1965 was 79, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cantillon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cantillon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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