Conant Family History

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Conant Name Meaning

English: from an Old Breton personal name, derived from an element meaning ‘high’, ‘mighty’, which was introduced into England by followers of William the Conqueror and subsequently into Ireland, where it still has some currency as a personal name. Scottish: habitational name from a place in Kincardineshire. The place name is of uncertain origin, possibly from an early Celtic name, Conona ‘hound stream’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Morant, Donat, Canant, Constant, Cogan, Honan, Corn, Coan, Monat

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Conant Family Origin

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Conant Family Occupations

What did your Conant ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Conant occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 38% of Conant's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Boat Builder and Captain In West Kent Militia were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Conant. A less common occupation for the Conant family was Clergyman Ch Of Ed (Without Cure).

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  • Fisherman

  • Boat Builder

  • Captain In West Kent Militia

  • Clergyman Ch Of Ed (Without Cure)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Conant ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Conant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 38,000 census records available for the last name Conant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conant census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Conant. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Conant. For the veterans among your Conant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Conant Life Expectancy

What is the average Conant lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Conant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Conant in 1943 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Conant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Conant ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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