Mountain Family History

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Mountain Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old French montagne ‘mountain’ (see Montagne). Irish: either of Norman origin, as 1, or an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Manntáin (see Manton 2).

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


Similar surnames: Fountain, Mountjoy, Costain, Mount, Montagne, Boutin, Mccurtain

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Mountain Family Origin

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Mountain Family Occupations

What did your Mountain ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mountain. A less common occupation for the Mountain family was Carpenter. The most common Mountain occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Mountain's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Mountain Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mountain Life Expectancy

What is the average Mountain lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mountain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Mountain in 1949 was 77, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mountain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mountain 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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