Chant Name Meaning

French: from Old French chant ‘song’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a singer in a chantry, or possibly as a nickname for a noted songster.

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


Similar surnames: Chain, Chantry, Chapp, Chait, Dechant, Wyant, Crank, Cano, Chino

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Chant Family Origin

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Chant Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farmer Son

    11%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Boilermaker

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chant. A less common occupation for the Chant family was Boilermaker. The most common Chant occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Chant's were Farmers.

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Chant Historical Records

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Chant Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Chant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Chant in 1948 was 41, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chant

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