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Monge Name Meaning

Portuguese and Spanish: from Portuguese monge, Spanish monje ‘monk’ (a loanword from Old Occitan, from Latin monachus). French: from a short form of Demonge, a pet form of the personal name Dominique (see Domingo). Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Romsdal named Monge.

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


Similar surnames: Minge, Monje, Monte, Mange, Mong, Tonge, Mogen, Montes, Voge, Mente

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Where is the Monge family from?

You can see how Monge families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Monge family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Monge families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Monge family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Monge's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Monge families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Monge surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Monge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Monge. 28% of Monge men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Monge women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Monge were Farmer and Housekeeper.

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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
    28%
  • Labrador
    7%
  • Painter
    5%
  • Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Monge. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Monge. For the veterans among your Monge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Monge lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Monge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Monge in 1942 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

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