Origins Available: Italian, Spanish
Early Origins of the Cantu family
Lombardy (Italian: Lombardia), where the ancient ancestors of the Cantu family once lived. The name Cantu means "circular," or "rolling stone." The name is most likely toponymic in origin, meaning that it was taken from a geographic feature near the family's home; in this case, the family probably lived near a round and prominent rock.
Early History of the Cantu family
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Cantu Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cantu, Cantuti and others.
Early Notables of the Cantu family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cantu family to the New World and Oceana
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Cantu Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Cantu Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Cantu (post 1700)
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