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Demontigny Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from any of the numerous places named Montigny, from Latin Montiniacum (formed either from a personal name or from a derivative of mons ‘mountain’ + the locative suffix -acum).

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


Similar surnames: Montigny, Montagna, Demoulin, Monty, Montagne, Deloney, Lamontagne

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Where is the Demontigny family from?

You can see how Demontigny families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demontigny family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Demontigny families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 274 Demontigny families living in Quebec. This was about 90% of all the recorded Demontigny's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Demontigny families in 1911.
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What did your Demontigny ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Employ were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Demontigny. 39% of Demontigny men worked as a Journalier and 50% of Demontigny women worked as an Employ. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demontigny were Fils De Cultivateur and Couturire.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    39%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Cultivateur
    13%
  • Fils De Cultivateur
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Employ
    50%
  • Couturire
    50%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Demontigny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demontigny 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Demontigny. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 129 military records available for the last name Demontigny. For the veterans among your Demontigny ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demontigny lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Demontigny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Demontigny in 1963 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

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