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Monks Family History

Monks Name Meaning
English and Dutch: patronymic from Monk 1 and 2, or an occupational name for a servant in a monastery or a monk’s servant.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

229,960 Historical Documents with Monks on Ancestry.com
90,689 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,559 Military Records
5,982 Immigration Records
48,881 Census and Voter Lists
79,849 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Monks Families

  • Number of Monks families
     42 - 81
     15 - 41
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Monks families
     663 - 1,324
     222 - 662
     1 - 221
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Monks families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Monks Family Origin

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Monks Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Monks

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Monks Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Monks census records

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Monks Civil War Service Records

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