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Montante Name Meaning

Italian: from French Montant, from the personal name Montant, from Latin Montanus; alternatively it may be from a nickname from Old French montant ‘brave’, or a habitational name from Le Montant in Aube or other, minor places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Montano, Montagne, Montague, Montalto, Morant, Motte, Fontana, Montet

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Where is the Montante family from?

You can see how Montante families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Montante family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Montante families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Montante families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 30% of all the recorded Montante's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Montante families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Montante surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Montante ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and M Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Montante. 32% of Montante men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    32%
  • Labor
    11%
  • Attendant
    11%
  • Merchant
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • M Operator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 741 census records available for the last name Montante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Montante 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 471 immigration records available for the last name Montante. 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 193 military records available for the last name Montante. For the veterans among your Montante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Montante lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Montante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Montante in 1956 was 44, and 62 in 2004.

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