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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fanto

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From Italian fante.

  1. a knave
  2. (card games) a jack

Notable Persons With the Last Name Fanto

George Fanto was a cinematographer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1938 to 1952. George was born on August 4th, 1911 in Budapest. He left this life on April 14th, 2000.


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Popularity of Fanto as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fanto U.S.
  White 93.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

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People with the last name Fanto are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Fanto

  • How Popular is the name Fanto? As a last name Fanto was the 78,567th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Fanto? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Fanto was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Fanto: Your name in reverse order is Otnaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fonat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fanto? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 243 people with the last name Fanto.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fanto? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Fanto as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Fantos Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Fanto born Feb 19, 1922

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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