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Monsanto Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: habitational name from Monsanto (‘sacred mountain’) in Beira or one of the other places so named.

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

Similar surnames: Montano, Montalto, Montante, Montalvo, Moncayo, Montalbo, Montesano

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Where is the Monsanto family from?

You can see how Monsanto families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Monsanto family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Monsanto families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Monsanto families living in New York. This was about 91% of all the recorded Monsanto's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Monsanto families in 1880.
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What did your Monsanto ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Monsanto. 50% of Monsanto men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Monsanto women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Monsanto were Charcoal Burner and Domestic.

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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
  • Clerk
  • Charcoal Burner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Domestic
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Monsanto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monsanto 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 Monsanto. 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 245 military records available for the last name Monsanto. For the veterans among your Monsanto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Monsanto lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Monsanto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Monsanto in 1965 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

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