Daunt Family History

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Daunt Name Meaning

English and Irish: nickname from Middle English daunten ‘to subdue’, ‘to tame’, ‘to intimidate’. The surname was taken to County Cork in Ireland in the 16th century.

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

Similar surnames: Gaunt, Blunt, Dent, Want, Gault, Dainty, Bunt, Sant, Mount, Lant

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Daunt Family Origin

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Daunt Family Occupations

What did your Daunt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bakers Salesman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Daunt. 3% of Daunt men worked as a Bakers Salesman and 47% of Daunt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daunt were Builders Surveyor and Invalid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bakers Salesman
  • Barman
  • Beer Cellarman
  • Builders Surveyor

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant
  • Invalid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Daunt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Daunt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daunt 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Daunt. 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 588 military records available for the last name Daunt. For the veterans among your Daunt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daunt Life Expectancy

What is the average Daunt lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Daunt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Daunt in 1964 was 74, and 47 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daunt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daunt 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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