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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


Similar surnames: Montet, Montalto, Montella, Montesi, Montante, Longwith, Monte

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Monteith Family Origin

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Monteith Family Occupations

What did your Monteith ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Monteith family was Laborer. 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.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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Monteith Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Monteith Life Expectancy

What is the average Monteith lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Monteith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Monteith in 1943 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Monteith 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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