Canton Surname History
The family history of the Canton last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Canton:
- Canton family history
- Canton country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
- Canton last name meaning & etymology
- Canton spelling & pronunciation
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Canton Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Canton can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Canton may be in dispute based on whether the name came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from professions, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the surname "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).
Canton Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Canton come may come from a trade, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in some other language. This is why it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Canton are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Canton Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Canton were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Canton. Family names like Canton vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras across time. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Canton surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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Canton Family Tree
Here are a few of the Canton biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Cantons
- William Canton 1903 - 1973
- Helen E Canton 1920 - 1996
- Edward Canton 1879 - 1964
- George J Canton 1919 - 1999
- Natalie Canton 1925 - 1982
- Charles Canton 1923 - 1987
- Ida F Canton 1932 - 1997
- Stella Canton 1892 - 1973
- M E Canton 1907 - 1996
- Rose A Canton 1957 - 2005