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Monteith Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in Perthshire, named in Gaelic as ‘hill pasture (above) the Teith’, from monadh ‘hill pasture’ + Teith, a river name of obscure origin. This name was introduced to Ulster, where it is now quite numerous in certain areas, particularly County Tyrone.

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

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Monteith Family Origin

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Monteith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Monteith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Monteith's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Monteith. A less common occupation for the Monteith family was Laborer.

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Monteith Life Expectancy

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