Ament Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Ament Name Meaning

English: from an Old French personal name Amand, Amant (from Latin Amandus meaning ‘loveable’). German: variant spelling of Amend.

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

Similar surnames: Amendt, Avent, Agent, Mont, Valent, Dent, Gent, Arent, Amend, Lent

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Ament Family Origin

Where is the Ament family from?

Ament Family Occupations

What did your Ament ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ament occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Ament's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ament family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ament.

View Census data for Ament | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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

Ament Historical Records

What Ament family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ament. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ament census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ament

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ament. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Ament immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ament. For the veterans among your Ament ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Ament military records

You've only scratched the surface of Ament family history.

Ament Life Expectancy

What is the average Ament lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ament life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ament in 1949 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ament

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ament ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Look up another name