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Find more Gant relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 219 less people named Gant in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 6,612 people named Gant in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Gant in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,393 people named Gant were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 282 were disabled
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $676

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Gant families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 1% were born in foreign countries