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Monte Name Meaning

Italian (Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna), Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (from Italy): topographic name for someone who lived on or near a mountain, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese monte (Latin mons, genitive montis). Italian and Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from any of the places named with Monte or Monti.

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


Similar surnames: Fonte, Mont, Montet, Monty, Monge, Motte, Ponte, Monts, Montes, Pont

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Where is the Monte family from?

You can see how Monte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Monte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Monte families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Monte families living in Florida Territory. This was about 67% of all the recorded Monte's in USA. Florida Territory had the highest population of Monte families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Monte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Monte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Monte. 20% of Monte men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Monte women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Monte were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    9%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Monte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monte 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Monte. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Monte. For the veterans among your Monte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Monte lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Monte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Monte in 1940 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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