Fante Family History

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Fante Name Meaning

Northern Italian: from the medieval personal name Fante, from fante ‘child’, ‘youth’, or from a short form of the omen names Bonfante ‘good child’ or Belfante ‘beautiful child’, formed with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Fanti, Fant, Tate, Fonte, Mente, Marte, Pane, Fasse, Fanto, Bantle

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Fante Family Origin

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Fante Family Occupations

What did your Fante ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fante family was Polisher. The most common Fante occupation in the USA was Boot & Shoe Maker. 20% of Fante's were Boot & Shoe Makers. Boot & Shoe Maker, Farmer and Magnetic Healer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fante.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Farmer

  • Magnetic Healer

  • Polisher


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

Fante Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fante 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 495 immigration records available for the last name Fante. 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 168 military records available for the last name Fante. For the veterans among your Fante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fante Life Expectancy

What is the average Fante lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Fante in 1960 was 57, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fante

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fante 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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