Cantu History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Cantu family
The surname Cantu was first found in 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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In the United States, the name Cantu is the 787th most popular surname with an estimated 37,305 people with that name. 
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cantu Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Cantu Settlers in United States in the 20th Century