Montague Family History

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Montague Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place La Manche in France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ (see Mont 1) + agu ‘pointed’ (Latin acutus, from acus ‘needle’, ‘point’). Irish: English surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Taidhg, a patronymic from the byname Tadhg (see McTigue).

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

Similar surnames: Montagne, Montante, Monteagudo, Mctigue, Montano, Monge, Montagna

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Montague Family Origin

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Montague Family Occupations

What did your Montague ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Montague. The most common Montague occupation in the UK was Labourer. 4% of Montague's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Montague family was Carpenter.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carman

  • Carpenter


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

Montague Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 99,000 census records available for the last name Montague. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Montague 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Montague. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Montague. For the veterans among your Montague ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Montague Life Expectancy

What is the average Montague lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Montague life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Montague in 1945 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Montague

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Montague 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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