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Montera Name Meaning

Spanish: probably from montera ‘cap’, ‘hat’, in particular the type of hat worn by bullfighters, so either an occupational name for someone who made such hats or a nickname for someone who habitually wore one.

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


Similar surnames: Montero, Monter, Portera, Moneta, Morter, Montesi, Montoro, Minter

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Montera Family Origin

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Montera Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Montera occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 100% of Montera's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

    100%

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Montera Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Montera Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Montera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Montera in 1956 was 53, and 52 in 2004.

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