Monro Family History

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Monro Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Monroe.

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

Similar surnames: Munro, Moro, Monzo, Monroe, Mory, Mones, Monto, Moors, Montz, Moers

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Monro Family Origin

Where is the Monro family from?

Monro Family Occupations

What did your Monro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Monro occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Monro's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Monro family was Block Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Monro.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Block Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Monro ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Monro Historical Records

What Monro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Monro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monro 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Monro. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Monro. For the veterans among your Monro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Monro Life Expectancy

What is the average Monro lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Monro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Monro in 1950 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Monro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Monro 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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