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Putvant Family History

Putvant Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Putman, Plant, Quant, Levant, Potvin, Provan, Morvant, Savant, Durant

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Where is the Putvant family from?

You can see how Putvant families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Putvant family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Putvant families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Putvant's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Putvant families in 1880.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Putvant ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 13 census records available for the last name Putvant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Putvant census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Putvant. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Putvant. For the veterans among your Putvant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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