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Montilla Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Montilla, a place in Córdoba province.

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

Similar surnames: Montella, Montiel, Mansilla, Mantilla, Bonilla, Mancilla, Montalvan

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Where is the Montilla family from?

You can see how Montilla families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Montilla family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Montilla families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Montilla's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Montilla families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Montilla surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Montilla ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Costurera was the top reported job for people in the US named Montilla. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Costurera
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Montilla. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Montilla census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Montilla. 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 Cards

There are 146 military records available for the last name Montilla. For the veterans among your Montilla ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Montilla lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Montilla life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Montilla in 1966 was 56, and 58 in 2004.

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