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Morvant Name Meaning

Breton: from an old personal name, known from the 10th century on, which Morlet suggests may be an altered form of the Old Breton personal name Morman (also known from 10th-century records). Morman is probably composed of Breton mor ‘sea’, or ‘great’, + man ‘thought’.

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


Similar surnames: Morant, Morvan, Morgan, Mora, Moran, Morgano, Horvat, Moisan

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Morvant Family Origin

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Morvant Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Oversees Sugar Plantation and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morvant. The most common Morvant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Morvant's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Morvant family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Oversees Sugar Plantation

    20%
  • Brick Mason

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

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Morvant Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Morvant Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Morvant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Morvant in 1956 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

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