Quant Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English cointe, quointe ‘known’ (via Old French, from Latin cognitus ‘known’). The Middle English word was used in various senses, any of which could have given rise to the surname: ‘cunning’, ‘crafty’, ‘knowledgeable’ (especially about dress, hence ‘elegant’), ‘attractive’. The sense development continued with ‘odd’ or ‘unusual’, the normal meaning of the modern English word ‘quaint’. German and Dutch: variant of Quandt.

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


Similar surnames: Grant, Quint, Quan, Quandt, Quast, Gant, Want, Sant, Quante, Durant

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Quant Family Origin

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Quant Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Quant family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quant. The most common Quant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Quant's were Farmers.

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Between 1953 and 2004, Quant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Quant in 1953 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quant

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