Agent Name Meaning

status or occupational name from agent ‘agent’, ‘representative’. Americanized spelling (in New Orleans) of French Ajean, (enfant) à Jean ‘(child) of John’.

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


Similar surnames: Ament, Agen, Gent, Avent, Argent, Lent, Largent, Gant, Sargent, Geno

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Agent Family Origin

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Agent Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    24%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Drives Ice Wagon

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Agent. A less common occupation for the Agent family was Drives Ice Wagon. The most common Agent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Agent's were Farmers.

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Agent Historical Records

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Agent Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Agent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Agent in 1953 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Agent

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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