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Montfort Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the numerous places called Montfort, from Old French mont ‘hill’ (see Mont 1) + fort ‘strong’, ‘impregnable’ (Latin fortis). A Norman bearer of this name, from Montfort-sur-Risle in Eure, near Brionne, accompanied William the Conqueror in his invasion of England in 1066.

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


Similar surnames: Montford, Monforte, Monfort, Mondor, Montoro, Montet, Comfort

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Montfort Family Origin

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Montfort Family Occupations

What did your Montfort ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Montfort. A less common occupation for the Montfort family was Blacksmith. The most common Montfort occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Montfort's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Montfort ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Montfort Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Montfort Life Expectancy

What is the average Montfort lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Montfort life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Montfort in 1952 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Montfort

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Montfort 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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