Monson Family History

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Monson Name Meaning

American respelling of Swedish Månsson, a patronymic from an assimilated form of the personal name Magnus (compare Danish Monsen).

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


Similar surnames: Monsen, Manson, Minson, Jonson, Hobson, Ronson, Benson, Henson

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Monson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Monson name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    41%

  • Norway

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    12%

  • Sweden

    10%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

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Monson Family Origin

Where is the Monson family from?

Monson Family Occupations

What did your Monson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Monson family was Attendent Royal Naval Hospital. The most common Monson occupation in the UK was Woolen Winder. 7% of Monson's were Woolen Winders. Woolen Winder, (Maintd By Brother In Admiralty) and Artist Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Monson.

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  • Woolen Winder

    7%
  • (Maintd By Brother In Admiralty)

    3%
  • Artist Musician

    3%
  • Attendent Royal Naval Hospital

    3%

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Monson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Monson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monson 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 Monson. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Monson. For the veterans among your Monson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Monson Life Expectancy

What is the average Monson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Monson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Monson in 1943 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Monson 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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