Avants Family History

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Avants Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of English Avent.

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


Similar surnames: Avant, Avans, Vanes, Agans, Vant, Javins, Rans, Vines, Evens, Vint

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Avants Family Origin

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Avants Family Occupations

What did your Avants ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Avants. 39% of Avants men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Avants women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Avants were Farm Laborer and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    37%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Packer
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Cook
    23%

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

Avants Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Avants. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Avants 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 69 immigration records available for the last name Avants. 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 486 military records available for the last name Avants. For the veterans among your Avants ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Avants Life Expectancy

What is the average Avants lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Avants life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Avants in 1961 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Avants 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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