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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Moniz name?

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

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  • Portugal


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Spain


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Moniz Family Origin

Where is the Moniz family from?

Moniz Family Occupations

What did your Moniz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Moniz occupation in the USA was Hatter. 100% of Moniz's were Hatters.

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  • Hatter


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

Moniz Historical Records

What Moniz family records will you find?

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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