Daunt Name Meaning

English and Irish: nickname from Middle English daunten ‘to subdue’, ‘to tame’, ‘to intimidate’. The surname was taken to County Cork in Ireland in the 16th century.

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

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Daunt Family Origin

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Daunt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Carriage Maker

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daunt. The most common Daunt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Daunt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Daunt family was Keeping House.

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Daunt Historical Records

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Daunt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Daunt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Daunt in 1964 was 74, and 47 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daunt

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