Montavon Family History

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Montavon Name Meaning

Swiss French: habitational name from Montavon in Jura canton.

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


Similar surnames: Montandon, Montjoy, Montalvo, Montalvan, Morton, Mondragon, Montante

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Montavon Family Origin

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Montavon Family Occupations

What did your Montavon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Montavon family was School Teacher. Shoe Maker, Day Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Montavon. The most common Montavon occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 40% of Montavon's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker

    40%
  • Day Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • School Teacher

    20%

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

Montavon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Montavon Life Expectancy

What is the average Montavon lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Montavon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Montavon in 1946 was 23, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Montavon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Montavon 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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