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Where is the Gantt family from?
You can see how Gantt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gantt family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gantt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 20 Gantt families living in South Carolina. This was about 47% of all the recorded Gantt's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Gantt families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gantt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gantt. 23% of Gantt men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Gantt women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gantt were Farming and Laundress. .