Cantara Family History

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Cantara Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese (Cántara): from a variant of cántaro ‘pitcher’, ‘jug’, from Latin cantharus, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a jug maker.

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


Similar surnames: Camara, Cannata, Canada, Canal, Cantore, Canter, Fanara, Santana

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Cantara Family Origin

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Cantara Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    30%
  • Journalier

    30%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Couturiere

    5%

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In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cantara. The most common Cantara occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 30% of Cantara's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Cantara family was Couturiere.

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Cantara Historical Records

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Cantara Life Expectancy

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