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Origins of the Makant surname

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About the Makants

We have a total number of 295 records for people with the last name Makant.

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Where do most Makants live?

In 1921, most Makants lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Makants

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 211 records for the Makant surname. The oldest one dates back to 1870.

Who were Makants most likely to marry?

Taylors

&

Wilsons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Makants.

What are the most common Makant first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Alice
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Makants

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Makants in 1921
Cotton Weaver

4

House Servant

2

Housekeeper

2

Living On Own Means

2

Weaver Cotton

2

Common Male occupations for Makants in 1921
Yeoman

6

Wheelwright

3

Dyer

2

Living On Own Means

2

Weaver

2

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