Largent Family History

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Largent Name Meaning

English (Suffolk, of Norman origin): nickname for someone with silvery hair, a variant of Argent, with the French definite article l(e). French: metonymic occupational name for a silversmith, from French argent ‘silver’.

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

Similar surnames: Argent, Sargent, Argento, Parent, Targett, Large, Carden, Sergent

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Largent Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Largent name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Largent. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Largent Family Origin

Where is the Largent family from?

Largent Family Occupations

What did your Largent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Largent. A less common occupation for the Largent family was Farming. The most common Largent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Largent's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming


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

Largent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Largent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Largent 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 625 immigration records available for the last name Largent. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Largent. For the veterans among your Largent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Largent Life Expectancy

What is the average Largent lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Largent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Largent in 1946 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Largent 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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