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Dantin Family History

Dantin Name Meaning

French: habitational name with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’ denoting someone from either of two places called Antin in Hautes-Pyrénées and Pas-de-Calais. Compare Antin .

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


Similar surnames: Danton, Cantin, Danis, Antin, Dantes, Denton, Dalton, Banton, Dann

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Where is the Dantin family from?

You can see how Dantin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dantin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Dantin families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 67 Dantin families living in Louisiana. This was about 91% of all the recorded Dantin's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Dantin families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dantin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dantin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dantin. 25% of Dantin men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Dantin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dantin were Proprietor and Laborer. .

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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
    25%
  • Fisherman
    22%
  • Carpenter
    15%
  • Proprietor
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Laborer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dantin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dantin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 296 immigration records available for the last name Dantin. 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 406 military records available for the last name Dantin. For the veterans among your Dantin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dantin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dantin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Dantin in 1946 was 32, and 46 in 2004.

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