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Ante Family History

Ante Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from ante ‘duck’, probably applied as an occupational name for a fowler, or as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a duck. Spanish: unexplained; possibly from Spanish ante ‘elk’; ‘suede’.

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


Similar surnames: Sante, Antle, Ast, Anker, Apte, Banta, Annen, Astle, Want, Marte

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Where is the Ante family from?

You can see how Ante families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ante family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Ante families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 34 Ante families living in Ohio. This was about 49% of all the recorded Ante's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ante families in 1880.
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What did your Ante ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Presser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ante. 34% of Ante men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Ante women worked as a Presser. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ante were Salesman and Housework.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Presser
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ante. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 382 military records available for the last name Ante. For the veterans among your Ante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ante lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Ante in 1945 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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