Synonyms for Occupant:

n.

habitation, a roof over your head, town, abode, environment, renter, the home front, address, home. career woman, commuter, duty officer, designated hitter, cowboy, apparatchik, desk person, ancillary, auxiliary, breadwinner. inhabitant (noun)
denizen, aboriginal, populace, lodger, citizen, incumbent, inmate, resident, native, population, inhabitant, tenant, dweller.
occupant (noun)
resident, occupier.
officeholder (noun)
incumbent.
person (noun)
resident, occupier.
person who resides in a place (noun)
resident, inhabitant, occupier, denizen, incumbent, dweller, tenant, renter.

Other synonyms:

abode, habitation, the home front, town, environment. home, address. tenant
renter.
Other relevant words:
apparatchik, breadwinner, renter, commuter, environment, town, address, occupier, abode, cowboy, habitation, auxiliary, ancillary, home.

Usage examples for occupant

  1. The spruce- trees that surrounded it hid it from the view of one working by the creek, though any occupant would have the advantage of seeing without being seen. – Colorado Jim by George Goodchild
  2. The occupant of that room was not yet asleep. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  3. The most interesting thing that the visitor from Boston saw, except the occupant himself, was the white- washed walls. – Methods of Authors by Hugo Erichsen