Moniz Family History

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Moniz Name Meaning

Portuguese: from a patronymic form of the medieval personal name Munho.

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

Similar surnames: Muniz, Monin, Monge, Montz, Monico, Motz, Mont, Munoz, Mona, Toni

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Moniz Family Origin

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Moniz Family Occupations

What did your Moniz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Moniz. 18% of Moniz men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Moniz women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moniz were Weaver and Laundress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer
  • Weaver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Laundress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Moniz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Moniz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moniz 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Moniz. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Moniz. For the veterans among your Moniz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moniz Life Expectancy

What is the average Moniz lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Moniz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Moniz in 1946 was 43, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moniz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moniz 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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