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 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fante. 36% of Fante men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Fante women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fante were Printer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Mineing
  • Salesman
  • Printer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Housewife

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

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 the UK, 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

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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.

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