Munroe Family History

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Munroe Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Monroe. In Ireland, Munroe has come to replace the surname Mulroy in some cases.

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


Similar surnames: Munro, Monroe, Monro, Murie, Muncie, Mulroy, Murrow, Mundie, Murrie

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Munroe Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Munroe name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    25%

  • France

    5%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Benin/Togo

    2%

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Munroe Family Origin

Where is the Munroe family from?

Munroe Family Occupations

What did your Munroe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Munroe family was Farm Laborer. The most common Munroe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Munroe's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Munroe.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Munroe Historical Records

What Munroe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Munroe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munroe 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Munroe. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Munroe. For the veterans among your Munroe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munroe Life Expectancy

What is the average Munroe lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Munroe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Munroe in 1945 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munroe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munroe 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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