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Monger Family History

Monger Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a retail trader or a stallholder in a market, Middle English monger, manger (see Manger).

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


Similar surnames: Manger, Menger, Mengel, Mander, Ranger, Minger, Moger, Munger, Monter

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Where is the Monger family from?

You can see how Monger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Monger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Monger families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 14 Monger families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Monger's in USA. New York had the highest population of Monger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Monger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Monger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Monger. 27% of Monger men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Monger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Monger were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Maid
    11%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
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What Monger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Monger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monger 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Monger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Monger. For the veterans among your Monger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Monger lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Monger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Monger in 1948 was 40, and 73 in 2004.

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