Cant Name Meaning

Scottish: unexplained. The surname appears in Scottish records from the 15th century; in at least one case it is believed to have come from Flanders. Americanized spelling of German Kant.

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

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Cant Family Origin

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Cant Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Mail Contractor

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Builder

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cant family was Builder. Farmer, Mail Contractor and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cant. The most common Cant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Cant's were Farmers.

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Cant Historical Records

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Cant Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Cant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Cant in 1959 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cant

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