Ghant Family History

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Ghant Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Ghent, a habitational name for someone from Ghent in Flanders.

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

Similar surnames: Ghent, Gant, Grant, Gaunt, Gent, Hand, Shan, Want, Graft, Grand

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Ghant Family Origin

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Ghant Family Occupations

What did your Ghant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ghant family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ghant occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Ghant's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ghant.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Laborer


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

Ghant Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ghant Life Expectancy

What is the average Ghant lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ghant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Ghant in 1963 was 69, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ghant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ghant 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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