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Munn Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Mhunna (see McMunn). English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French moun ‘monk’ (see Monk).

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

Similar surnames: Gunn, Dunn, Moon, Munk, Mann, Hunn, Ginn, Finn, Muni, Mun

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Munn Family Origin

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Munn Family Occupations

What did your Munn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Munn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Munn's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Munn. A less common occupation for the Munn family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Munn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Munn Life Expectancy

What is the average Munn lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Munn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Munn in 1941 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munn 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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