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Money Name Meaning

English: from Middle English moneye ‘money’ (Old French moneie Latin moneta) perhaps a nickname for a rich man or for a moneyer. Compare Minter and Monier . Irish (Derry): variant of Mooney . Altered form of French Monnet .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Coney, Morey, Honey, Mooney, Manley, Monty, Maney, Looney, Coley

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Where is the Money family from?

You can see how Money families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Money family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Money families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 19 Money families living in North Carolina. This was about 20% of all the recorded Money's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Money families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Money surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Money ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Money. 19% of Money men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Money women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Money were Farming and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Teacher
    8%
  • Stenographer
    6%
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Census Records

There are 66,000 census records available for the last name Money. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Money census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Money. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 25,000 military records available for the last name Money. For the veterans among your Money ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Money lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Money life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Money in 1944 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

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