Avant Family History

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Avant Name Meaning

English (Devon): variant spelling of Avent.

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

Similar surnames: Avants, Vant, Alan, Avary, Arand, Wyant, Gant, Van, Vint, Gavan

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Avant Family Origin

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Avant Family Occupations

What did your Avant ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Avant. 31% of Avant men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Avant women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Avant were Farming and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Cook
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Avant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Avant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Avant 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 599 immigration records available for the last name Avant. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Avant. For the veterans among your Avant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Avant Life Expectancy

What is the average Avant lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Avant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Avant in 1948 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Avant 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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