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Avants Family History

Avants Name Meaning
Perhaps a variant of English Avent.

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

28,161 Historical Documents with Avants on Ancestry
3,533 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
482 Military Records
64 Immigration Records
1,734 Census and Voter Lists
22,348 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Avants Families

  • Number of Avants families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Avants families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Avants last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Avants census records

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Avants Family Origin

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Avants Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Avants

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Avants Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Avants census records

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Avants Civil War Service Records

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