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

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Auctioneer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, 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. Farmer, Shoemaker and Auctioneer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fent.

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Fent Historical Records

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Fent Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fent

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