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Where is the Lant family from?
You can see how Lant families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lant family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lant families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 9 Lant families living in New York. This was about 47% of all the recorded Lant's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lant families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lant surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lant. 22% of Lant men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Lant women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lant were Carpenter and Servant.