Gantt Name Meaning

Origin uncertain: probably a variant of French, English, or German Gant.

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


Similar surnames: Gant, Gaunt, Gantert, Gatt, Gantz, Catt, Gavitt, Gent, Ante, Lautt

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Gantt Family Origin

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Gantt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gantt. A less common occupation for the Gantt family was Farm Laborer. The most common Gantt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Gantt's were Farmers.

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Gantt Historical Records

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Gantt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Gantt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gantt in 1945 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gantt

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