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Dantes Name Meaning

Galician: probably a variant of Dantas . This surname is rare in Spain; it is found mainly in the Philippines. French (Dantès): unexplained. This surname is also found in Haiti.

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


Similar surnames: Fontes, Antes, Santos, Banes, Dane, Ante, Santer, Hanten, Montes

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Where is the Dantes family from?

You can see how Dantes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dantes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dantes families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Dantes families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 43% of all the recorded Dantes's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Dantes families in 1911.
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What did your Dantes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dantes. 34% of Dantes men worked as a Carpenter. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Carpenter
    34%
  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 489 immigration records available for the last name Dantes. 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 Cards

There are 268 military records available for the last name Dantes. For the veterans among your Dantes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dantes lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dantes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dantes in 1963 was 74, and 49 in 2004.

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