Payant Family History

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Payant Name Meaning

French: variant of Payan.

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


Similar surnames: Payan, Payment, Wyant, Pappan, Caya, Avant, Parent, Canant, Savant

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Payant Family Origin

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Payant Family Occupations

What did your Payant ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Payant. A less common occupation for the Payant family was School. The most common Payant occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 20% of Payant's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    20%
  • Journalier

    11%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • School

    7%

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

Payant Historical Records

What Payant family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Payant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Payant 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 238 immigration records available for the last name Payant. 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 286 military records available for the last name Payant. For the veterans among your Payant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Payant Life Expectancy

What is the average Payant lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Payant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Payant in 1963 was 67, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Payant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Payant 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.

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