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Descant Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of French Deschamps.

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


Similar surnames: Dechant, Dismang, Deacon, Deshaw, Dedman, Deland, Escott, Ducat

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Descant Family Origin

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Descant Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farmer And Dry Goods Mer.

    33%

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In 1880, the most common Descant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Descant's were Farmers. Farmer and Farmer And Dry Goods Mer. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Descant.

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Descant Historical Records

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Descant Life Expectancy

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