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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Gantt

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Alt. Meaning

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

T is for try, as hard as you can

Notable Persons With the Last Name Gantt

Henry Laurence Gantt was a scientist in the field of scientific management. Henry was born on May 20th, 1861 in Calvert County, Maryland. He died on November 23rd, 1919.


Donn was given the name Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt on February 22nd, 1907 in Limestone County, Texas. He passed away on June 7th, 1989.


Harvey Gantt is a Mayor of the City of Charlotte, Mayor of Charlotte, and North Carolina.


David was born on September 12th, 1941 in Rochester, New York.


Mark Gantt is an actor, director, producer, and writer. He was most prominent from 1997 to present. Mark was given the name Mark Willingham Gantt IV on December 10th, 1968 in Stockton, California, U.S. Mark is also known as Gantt and Mark Willingham IV.


Ovidiu was born on August 18th, 1966.


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Popularity of Gantt as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gantt U.S.
  White 53.10% 64.26%
  African American 41.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.80% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gantt

People with the last name Gantt are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Gantt

  • How Popular is the name Gantt? Gantt is the 84,723rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Gantt was the 3,891st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gantt have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Gantt in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gantt? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gantt first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gantt is Friday, March 22nd, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Gantt born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gantt was in 1970 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gantt: Your name in reverse order is Ttnag. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tgnat. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gantt? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,122 people with the last name Gantt.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gantt? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Gantt as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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