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Kandt Name Meaning

German: probably from Middle High German kant ‘jug’ (from Latin olla cannata ‘pot with one spout’) and hence an occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs, a variant of Kanne.

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


Similar surnames: Kant, Karst, Hand, Kind, Mandt, Kalt, Land, Mundt, Want, Randt

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Kandt Family Origin

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Kandt Family Occupations

What did your Kandt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kandt. A less common occupation for the Kandt family was Grocer & Farmer. The most common Kandt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Kandt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Grocer & Farmer

    9%

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

Kandt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kandt Life Expectancy

What is the average Kandt lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kandt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kandt in 1957 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kandt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kandt 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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