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Cantlin Name Meaning

Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy and Picardy, France, named Canteloup or Canteleu, from Old Norman French cante(r) ‘to sing’ + lou, leu ‘wolf’. These appear originally to have been grimly humorous names denoting settlements where the wolves could be heard howling in the uncleared woods around. Compare Italian Cantalupo.

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


Similar surnames: Carlin, Cantin, Canton, Cantley, Dantin, Captain, Gatlin, Catlin

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Cantlin Family Origin

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Cantlin Family Occupations

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  • Bellows Maker

    33%
  • Charwoman

    33%
  • Dock Labourer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cantlin family was Dock Labourer. Bellows Maker and Charwoman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Cantlin. The most common Cantlin occupation in the UK was Bellows Maker. 33% of Cantlin's were Bellows Makers.

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