AFFIANT. The person who makes! and subscribes an affidavit. The word is used, in this sense, interchangeably with “deponent.” But the latter term should be reserved as the designation of one who makes a deposition. Black’s 1st. See Note, affidavit:
Note: As relates to the Redemption Process, “affiant” is defined as the natural-born, flesh and blood, sentient being whose name is designated in upper- and lower-case letters (one’s true name) in accordance with the rules of English grammar, who executes and signs an affidavit under oath.