Lant Family History

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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

What did your Lant ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Barber

    3%
  • Keeps House

    3%

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

Lant Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lant Life Expectancy

What is the average Lant lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lant 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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