Avent Family History

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Avent Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): probably from a reduced form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name or nickname Avenant ‘suitable’ or ‘handsome’.

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

Similar surnames: Vent, Aven, Ament, Avery, Vint, Raven, Evert, Agent, Evett, Argent

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Avent Family Origin

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Avent Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Avent. 24% of Avent men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Avent women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Avent were Salesman and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Laundress

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

Avent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Avent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Avent 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 745 immigration records available for the last name Avent. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Avent. For the veterans among your Avent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Avent Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Avent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Avent in 1945 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

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