Kantor Family History
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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