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Mona Family History

Mona Name Meaning

Italian: from the feminine form of Mone a short form of the personal name Simone (equivalent of Simon ). Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic munā ‘wishes desires’ plural of munya ‘wish’.

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


Similar surnames: Mora, Bona, Mina, Dona, Monda, Mont, Bina, Mola, Monk, Muns

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Where is the Mona family from?

You can see how Mona families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mona family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mona families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Mona families living in New York. This was about 58% of all the recorded Mona's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mona families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mona surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mona ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mona. 39% of Mona men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Mona women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mona were Bartender and Operator. .

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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
    39%
  • Clerk
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Bartender
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    23%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mona. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mona 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mona. 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 348 military records available for the last name Mona. For the veterans among your Mona ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mona lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Mona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Mona in 1959 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

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