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Wanat Family History

Wanat Name Meaning
Polish and Ukrainian: of uncertain origin; perhaps from Polish dialect wanata, denoting a variety of apple, or from a derivative of a Germanic personal name, Wanrat, composed of an unidentified first element + rat ‘counsel’.

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

6,511 Historical Documents with Wanat on Ancestry.com
2,634 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
474 Military Records
695 Immigration Records
1,647 Census and Voter Lists
1,061 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wanat Families

  • Number of Wanat families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wanat families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wanat last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wanat census records

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Wanat 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 Wanat families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Wanat Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Wanat

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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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Wanat Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wanat ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Wanat

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