Fent Family History

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Fent Name Meaning

German: variant of Fendt.

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


Similar surnames: Feit, Went, Fant, Gent, Fest, Lent, Fenn, Zent, Jent, Fett

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Fent Family Origin

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Fent Family Occupations

What did your Fent ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Fent occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 17% of Fent's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Fent family was Farmer. Blacksmith, Charwoman and Farm Labourers Widow were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fent.

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Charwoman

    17%
  • Farm Labourers Widow

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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

Fent Historical Records

What Fent family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fent census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Fent

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fent. 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 Fent. For the veterans among your Fent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fent Life Expectancy

What is the average Fent lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fent in 1963 was 69, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fent 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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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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