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Montour Family History

Montour Name Meaning
Possibly a respelling of French Montoir, a habitational name from a place called Montoir-de-Bretagne.

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

26,117 Historical Documents with Montour on Ancestry.com
4,474 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
680 Military Records
348 Immigration Records
5,077 Census and Voter Lists
15,538 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Montour Families

  • Number of Montour families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Montour families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Montour last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Montour census records

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Montour Family Origin

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Montour Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Montour families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Montour

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Montour Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Montour census records

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Montour Civil War Service Records

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