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Kantor Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a cantor, an official of a synagogue whose duty is to sing liturgical music and leads prayers, from Latin cantor ‘singer’, a derivative of canere ‘to sing’. German, Czech, Slovak, and northern Croatian; Hungarian (Kántor): occupational name for a choirmaster or village schoolmaster.

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


Similar surnames: Kanter, Cantor, Pastor, Kastor, Kaczor, Sartor, Cantore, Panter

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Kantor Family Origin

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Kantor Family Occupations

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  • Glazier

    100%

In 1881, the most common Kantor occupation in the UK was Glazier. 100% of Kantor's were Glaziers.

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Kantor Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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