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Montez Family History

Montez Name Meaning
Portuguese (Montez, also Montês): topographic name for a mountain dweller, from montês ‘of the mountain’.Spanish: from a variant of the adjective montés, having the same meaning as 1.

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

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44,006 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,594 Military Records
1,125 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Montez Families

  • Number of Montez families
     33 - 64
     12 - 32
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Montez families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Montez last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Montez census records

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Montez Family Origin

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Montez Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Montez

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Montez Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Montez census records

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Montez Civil War Service Records

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