History of your Surname
Get access to Mones family records.Start a free trial

Mones Family History

Mones Name Meaning

Catalan (Monés): probably a variant spelling of the plural of Old Catalan moner ‘mill’, a topographical name for someone who lived by or worked in a mill (Latin molinarius), or habitational name from any of the so-called places in Catalonia. Galician or Asturian-Leonese: habitational name place in Ourense (Galicia) or Asturies called Mones.

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


Similar surnames: Monts, Mons, Moes, Moses, Moles, Mynes, Money, Moers, Muns, Mozes

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Mones family from?

You can see how Mones families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mones family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mones families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Mones family living in Georgia. This was about 14% of all the recorded Mones's in the USA. Georgia and 6 other states had the highest population of Mones families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mones surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mones ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mones. 33% of Mones men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Mones women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mones were Miner and Salesgirl.

View Census data for Mones | Data not to scale

*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
    33%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Salesgirl
    17%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Mones family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mones. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mones census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Mones

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mones. 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.

View all Mones immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 748 military records available for the last name Mones. For the veterans among your Mones ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Mones military records

You've only scratched the surface of Mones family history.

Discover More

What is the average Mones lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mones life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mones in 1956 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mones

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Mones family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial