Mouton Family History

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Mouton Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French mouton ‘sheep’, doubtless used to denote a docile and unintelligent person, perhaps someone easily led.

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

Similar surnames: Bouton, Mutton, Boutin, Morton, Moron, Moulin, Moulton, Mouzon, Auton

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Mouton Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Mouton name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Mouton. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Mouton Family Origin

Where is the Mouton family from?

Mouton Family Occupations

What did your Mouton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mouton. The most common Mouton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Mouton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mouton family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Mouton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Mouton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mouton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mouton. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Mouton. For the veterans among your Mouton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mouton Life Expectancy

What is the average Mouton lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Mouton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Mouton in 1940 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mouton 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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