Cantu Name Meaning

Mexican (Cantú): probably a habitational name from Cantù in Italy. This surname is extremely frequent in Mexico, but rare elsewhere.

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


Similar surnames: Canto, Canby, Banta, Cann, Santa, Canal, Canas, Canter, Gant, Sante

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Cantu Family Origin

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Cantu Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Labor

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Cantu occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Cantu's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantu. A less common occupation for the Cantu family was Farm Laborer.

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Cantu Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Cantu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cantu in 1945 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cantu

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