Munson Family History

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Munson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Munn.

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

Similar surnames: Musson, Dunson, Manson, Minson, Morson, Danson, Monson, Judson

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Munson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Munson name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Norway


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Munson Family Origin

Where is the Munson family from?

Munson Family Occupations

What did your Munson ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Munson Historical Records

What Munson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 117,000 census records available for the last name Munson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Munson 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Munson. 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 23,000 military records available for the last name Munson. For the veterans among your Munson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Munson Life Expectancy

What is the average Munson lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Munson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Munson in 1946 was 33, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Munson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Munson 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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