Dant Family History

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Dant Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with large, protruding, or otherwise remarkable teeth, from Breton dialect dant ‘tooth’.

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

Similar surnames: Dent, Fant, Want, Dane, Sant, Dann, Danz, Daunt, Daft, Dano

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Dant Family Origin

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Dant Family Occupations

What did your Dant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dant family was Painter. The most common Dant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Dant's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dant.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Brick Mason

  • Painter


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

Dant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Dant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dant census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 882 immigration records available for the last name Dant. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Dant. For the veterans among your Dant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dant Life Expectancy

What is the average Dant lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dant in 1944 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dant 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.

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