Canto Family History
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Canto Name Meaning
Spanish and Portuguese: topographic for someone who lived on a corner, canto ‘corner’ (from Latin cantus), or a habitational name from numerous places in Spain and Portugal named with this word. Catalan (Cantó): habitational name from any of the minor places in Catalonia named Cantó, from Catalan cantó ‘stone’, derived from the pre-Latin form cant-.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Canton, Cano, Canal, Castro, Cardo, Cantu, Catto, Salto, Cato, Basto