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Quantock Family History

Quantock Name Meaning

from the Quantock Hills (Somerset) recorded as Cantoche in 1086 and Cantok(') from 1274–1327. The place-name may derive from British *Cantāco- from the root *gantho- ‘corner angle bend’ probably meaning ‘full of windings abounding in corners or bends’.

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

Similar surnames: Quanbeck, Quinto, Quinton, Quant, Buntrock, Hancock, Quarto, Turnock

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Where is the Quantock family from?

You can see how Quantock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quantock family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Quantock families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 23 Quantock families living in Somerset. This was about 38% of all the recorded Quantock's in United Kingdom. Somerset had the highest population of Quantock families in 1891.
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What did your Quantock ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Quantock. 84% of Quantock women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Glove Machinist
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
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Passenger Lists

There are 169 immigration records available for the last name Quantock. 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 Cards

There are 132 military records available for the last name Quantock. For the veterans among your Quantock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quantock lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Quantock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Quantock in 1964 was 79, and 70 in 2004.

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