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Monteith Family History

Monteith Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place in Perthshire, named in Gaelic as ‘hill pasture (above) the Teith’, from monadh ‘hill pasture’ + Teith, a river name of obscure origin. This name was introduced to Ulster, where it is now quite numerous in certain areas, particularly County Tyrone.

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

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33,435 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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Name Distribution of Monteith Families

  • Number of Monteith families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Monteith families
     27 - 51
     10 - 26
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Monteith families
     126 - 250
     43 - 125
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Monteith Family Origin

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Monteith Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Monteith

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Monteith Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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