Daunt Name Meaning

English and Irish: nickname from Middle English daunten ‘to subdue’, ‘to tame’, ‘to intimidate’. The surname was taken to County Cork in Ireland in the 16th century.

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


Similar surnames: Gaunt, Blunt, Dent, Want, Gault, Dainty, Bunt, Sant, Mount, Lant

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Daunt Family Origin

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Daunt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Son

    29%
  • Brewer

    14%
  • Dress Maker

    14%

In 1881, the most common Daunt occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Daunt's were Farmers. Farmer, Son and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daunt. A less common occupation for the Daunt family was Dress Maker.

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Daunt Historical Records

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Daunt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Daunt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Daunt in 1964 was 74, and 47 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daunt

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