Friant Family History

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Friant Name Meaning

French: nickname for a glutton (culinary or amorous), from Old French friand ‘gourmand’. This occurs as a secondary surname for Claudet.

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


Similar surnames: Brian, Fant, Grant, Franc, Friend, Ferrand, Flint, Briant, Grist

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Friant Family Origin

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Friant Family Occupations

What did your Friant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Friant. The most common Friant occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Friant's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Friant family was Brakeman.

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Brakeman

    5%

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

Friant Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Friant Life Expectancy

What is the average Friant lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Friant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Friant in 1964 was 80, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Friant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Friant 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.

Famous Friant Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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