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Fant Family History

Fant Name Meaning
English: from Old French enfant ‘child’, hence a nickname for someone of a childish (or childlike) disposition. This name arose when, in medieval England, Anglo-Norman French l’enfant was wrongly understood as le fant.Italian: Venetian variant of Infante.

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

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21,815 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,104 Military Records
1,296 Immigration Records
15,609 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Fant Families

  • Number of Fant families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fant families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fant families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Fant Family Origin

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Fant Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fant

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Fant Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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