Fent Family History

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Fent Name Meaning

German: variant of Fendt.

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


Similar surnames: Feit, Went, Fant, Gent, Fest, Lent, Fenn, Zent, Jent, Fett

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Fent Family Origin

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Fent Family Occupations

What did your Fent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Shoemaker and Auctioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fent. The most common Fent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Fent's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fent family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Auctioneer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Fent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fent 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fent. 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 Fent. For the veterans among your Fent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fent Life Expectancy

What is the average Fent lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fent in 1963 was 69, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fent 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.

Famous Fent Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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