Daunt Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Gaunt, Blunt, Dent, Want, Gault, Dainty, Bunt, Sant, Mount, Lant

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Daunt Family Origin

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Daunt Family Occupations

What did your Daunt ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Carriage Maker

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Daunt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Daunt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daunt 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Daunt. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Daunt. For the veterans among your Daunt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daunt Life Expectancy

What is the average Daunt lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daunt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daunt 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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