Morant Family History

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Morant Name Meaning

English, French, and German: from an Old French personal name of uncertain etymology. It appears to be a byname meaning ‘steadfast’, ‘enduring’, from the present participle of Old French (de)morer ‘to remain or stay’, but this may be no more than the reworking under the influence of folk etymology of a Germanic personal name. The later may be from the elements mod ‘courage’ + hramn ‘raven’. Another possibility is derivation from Latin Maurus + suffix -andus (following the pattern of names formed from a verbal noun, such as Amandus). French: habitational name, a variant of Morand.

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


Similar surnames: Mort, Moran, Morvant, Morano, Morante, Moron, Mont, Moren, Morland

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Morant Family Origin

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Morant Family Occupations

What did your Morant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Morant family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morant. The most common Morant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Morant's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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

Morant Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Morant Life Expectancy

What is the average Morant lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Morant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Morant in 1949 was 39, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morant 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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