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Cantlin Name Meaning

Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy and Picardy, France, named Canteloup or Canteleu, from Old Norman French cante(r) ‘to sing’ + lou, leu ‘wolf’. These appear originally to have been grimly humorous names denoting settlements where the wolves could be heard howling in the uncleared woods around. Compare Italian Cantalupo.

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Cantin, Canton, Cantley, Dantin, Captain, Gatlin, Catlin

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Cantlin Family Origin

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Cantlin Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    43%
  • Cigar Maker

    14%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%

In 1881, the most common Cantlin occupation in Canada was Going To School. 43% of Cantlin's were Going To Schools. A less common occupation for the Cantlin family was Labourer. Going To School, Cigar Maker and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantlin.

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