Montjoy Family History

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Montjoy Name Meaning

Either an altered form of Mountjoy or, more likely, an Americanized spelling of French Montjoie, a habitational name from a place so named, for example in Pas-de-Calais. This name occurs chiefly in SC.

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


Similar surnames: Mountjoy, Montroy, Montney, Monty, Montesi, Montet, Morton, Montminy

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Montjoy Family Origin

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Montjoy Family Occupations

What did your Montjoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Montjoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Montjoy's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Montjoy. A less common occupation for the Montjoy family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Montjoy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Montjoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Montjoy lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Montjoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Montjoy in 1960 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Montjoy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Montjoy 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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