Kant Family History

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Kant Name Meaning

German: topographic name for a person living on the edge of a settlement or in a corner, from Middle Low German kant(e) ‘edge’, ‘corner’. German: habitational name from any of various places called Kant in Prussia, or from Kanth, near Wroclaw (Breslau) in Silesia. Indian (northern states): Hindu name from Sanskrit kanta ‘beloved’. This occurs frequently as the final element of compound given names such as Lakshmikant ‘beloved of Lakshmi’ (an epithet of the god Vishnu) and Rajanikant ‘beloved of the night’ (an epithet of the moon).

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

Similar surnames: Gant, Kann, Kan, Kaut, Kandt, Hand, Sant, Kalt, Kent, Want

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Kant Family Origin

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Kant Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Kant occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Kant's were Farmers.

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Kant Historical Records

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Kant Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kant in 1962 was 69, and 74 in 2004.

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