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Wyant Family History

Wyant Name Meaning
English: from the personal name Wyun, a pet form of Old German Wido, Old French Guy.Americanized spelling of German Weiand, itself a variant of Wiegand.

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

174,274 Historical Documents with Wyant on Ancestry.com
28,982 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,149 Military Records
705 Immigration Records
24,915 Census and Voter Lists
114,523 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wyant Families

  • Number of Wyant families
     74 - 145
     25 - 73
     1 - 24
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wyant families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wyant last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wyant census records

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Wyant Family Origin

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Wyant Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wyant 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 Wyant

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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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Wyant Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wyant census records

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Wyant Civil War Service Records

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