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Mont Name Meaning

Catalan and French: topographic name for someone who lived on or near a hill, from Catalan and Old French mont ‘mountain’, ‘hill’ (Latin mons, genitive montis). Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch monde ‘mouth’, perhaps denoting someone with a large or loud one. Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic personal name ending in -mond (from mund ‘protection’; compare Raymond.) Dutch (de Mont): kinship name from Middle Dutch mond ‘guardian’.

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


Similar surnames: Pont, Munt, Monty, Monte, Mount, Monk, Most, Mort, Monts, Font

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Where is the Mont family from?

You can see how Mont families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mont family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mont families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Mont families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Mont's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Mont families in 1840.
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What did your Mont ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mont. 21% of Mont men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Mont women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mont were Manager and Stenographer.

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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
    21%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Manager
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Mont. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mont 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 Mont. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Mont. For the veterans among your Mont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mont lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Mont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mont in 1945 was 27, and 88 in 2004.

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