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Savant Surname Meaning

French and Italian (Piedmont): probably a variant of Salvant . Indian (Maharashtra): from Sanskrit title sāmanta ‘feudatory prince’ a variant of sawant.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Salvant, Sant, Sabat, Savage, Saran, Sagan, Salant, Saint, Savin

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Where is the Savant family from?

You can see how Savant families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Savant family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Savant families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Savant families living in Surrey. This was about 24% of all the recorded Savant's in United Kingdom. Surrey had the highest population of Savant families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Savant surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Savant ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Savant. 100% of Savant women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Savant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Savant 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 559 immigration records available for the last name Savant. 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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Draft Cards

There are 776 military records available for the last name Savant. For the veterans among your Savant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Savant lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Savant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Savant in 1960 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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