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Monson Name Meaning

American respelling of Swedish Månsson, a patronymic from an assimilated form of the personal name Magnus (compare Danish Monsen).

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


Similar surnames: Monsen, Manson, Minson, Jonson, Hobson, Ronson, Benson, Henson

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Monson Family Origin

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Monson Family Occupations

What did your Monson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Monson. The most common Monson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Monson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Monson family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Monson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Monson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monson 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Monson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Monson. For the veterans among your Monson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Monson Life Expectancy

What is the average Monson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Monson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Monson in 1943 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Monson 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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