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Avant Family History

Avant Name Meaning
English (Devon): variant spelling of Avent.

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

106,335 Historical Documents with Avant on Ancestry.com
20,878 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,037 Military Records
504 Immigration Records
15,236 Census and Voter Lists
62,680 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Avant Families

  • Number of Avant families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Avant families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Avant families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Avant census records

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Avant Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Avant families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Avant Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Avant families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Avant

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Avant Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Avant census records

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Avant Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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