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Mountjoy Family History

Mountjoy Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Montjoie in La Manche, France, named with Old French mont ‘hill’, ‘mountain’ (see Mont) + joie ‘joy’.

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

99,231 Historical Documents with Mountjoy on Ancestry.com
14,125 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,228 Military Records
648 Immigration Records
10,936 Census and Voter Lists
72,294 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Mountjoy Families

  • Number of Mountjoy families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Mountjoy families
     39 - 76
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Mountjoy last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Mountjoy Family Origin

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Mountjoy Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Mountjoy

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Mountjoy Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Mountjoy Civil War Service Records

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