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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Avent Family Origin

Where is the Avent family from?

SHOW MORE

Avent Family Occupations

What did your Avent ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Avent ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Avent. A less common occupation for the Avent family was Farm Laborer. The most common Avent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Avent's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Avent | Data not to scale

Avent Historical Records

What Avent family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Avent ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Avent

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Avent Life Expectancy

What is the average Avent lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Avent 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Avent

Famous Avent Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Look up another name