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Conant Family History

Conant Name Meaning
English: from an Old Breton personal name, derived from an element meaning ‘high’, ‘mighty’, which was introduced into England by followers of William the Conqueror and subsequently into Ireland, where it still has some currency as a personal name.Scottish: habitational name from a place in Kincardineshire. The place name is of uncertain origin, possibly from an early Celtic name, Conona ‘hound stream’.

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

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65,723 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,554 Military Records
3,491 Immigration Records
37,232 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Conant Families

  • Number of Conant families
     133 - 263
     45 - 132
     1 - 44
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Conant families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Conant families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Conant Family Origin

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Conant Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Conant

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Conant Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Conant census records

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Conant Civil War Service Records

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