Fant Family History

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Fant Name Meaning

English: from Old French enfant ‘child’, hence a nickname for someone of a childish (or childlike) disposition. This name arose when, in medieval England, Anglo-Norman French l’enfant was wrongly understood as le fant. Italian: Venetian variant of Infante.

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


Similar surnames: Sant, Gant, Want, Fait, Fante, Fang, Vant, Lant, Font, Dant

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Fant Family Origin

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Fant Family Occupations

What did your Fant ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Carder Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fant. A less common occupation for the Fant family was Charwoman. The most common Fant occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Fant's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Carder Cotton Mill

    6%
  • Charwoman

    6%

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

Fant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fant 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fant. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fant. For the veterans among your Fant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fant Life Expectancy

What is the average Fant lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fant in 1947 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fant 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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