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Mountz Family History

Mountz Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Mantz; it is concentrated in PA.

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


Similar surnames: Mounts, Montz, Yount, Mootz, Houtz, Mentz, Koontz, Kontz, Mantz

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Where is the Mountz family from?

You can see how Mountz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mountz family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Mountz families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Mountz family living in Indiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Mountz's in the USA. Indiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Mountz families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mountz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mountz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mountz. 22% of Mountz men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Mountz women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mountz were Knitter and Typist.

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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 Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Knitter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Seamstress
    12%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Typist
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mountz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mountz 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Mountz. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mountz. For the veterans among your Mountz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mountz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mountz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Mountz in 1946 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

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