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

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Magnetic Healer

    20%
  • Polisher

    20%

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In 1880, Boot & Shoe Maker, Farmer and Magnetic Healer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fante. 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.

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Fante Historical Records

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Fante Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fante

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