Menton Family History

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Menton Name Meaning

Irish: perhaps a variant of Manton.

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

Similar surnames: Henton, Manton, Berton, Fenton, Finton, Leyton, Benston, Peyton

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Menton Family Origin

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Menton Family Occupations

What did your Menton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Menton family was Keeping House. The most common Menton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Menton's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menton.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm

  • Keeping House


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Menton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Menton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Menton. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Menton. For the veterans among your Menton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menton Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Menton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Menton in 1954 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menton ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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