Montero Family History

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Montero Name Meaning

Spanish: occupational name for a beater or other assistant at a hunt, from an agent derivative of monte, which, as well as meaning ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, could be used in the transferred sense of a game forest on wooded upland. The occupational term was itself also used as a title for any of various palace functionaries, and some cases of the surname may derive from this.

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


Similar surnames: Minter, Montera, Montejo, Monter, Otero, Monte, Monteiro, Montesi

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Montero Family Origin

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Montero Family Occupations

What did your Montero ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Montero occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Montero's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Montero family was Cig.Maker. Laborer, At Home and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Montero.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • At Home

    17%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Cig.Maker

    17%

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Montero Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Montero Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Montero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Montero in 1942 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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