Lant Name Meaning

English: perhaps a habitational name for someone who lived by a long strip of ground, Middle English langet (a derivative of lang ‘long’).

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


Similar surnames: Lang, Land, Want, Lank, Lane, Plant, Last, Lunt, Gant, Lint

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Lant Family Origin

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Lant Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Barber

    3%
  • Keeps House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lant family was Keeps House. The most common Lant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Lant's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lant.

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Lant Historical Records

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Lant Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Lant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lant in 1957 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lant

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