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Montesano Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name from Montesano Salentino in Lecce province or Montesano sulla Marcellana in Salerno province, so named from monte ‘mountain’ + sano ‘healthy’. Possibly also Spanish: habitational name for someone from Montesa in Valencia province, from an adjectival form of the place name. However, the American surname appears to be predominantly of Italian origin.

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


Similar surnames: Montejano, Montano, Montesino, Montecalvo, Montellano, Montesi

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Montesano Family Origin

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Montesano Family Occupations

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Montesano Historical Records

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Montesano Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Montesano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Montesano in 1957 was 42, and 93 in 2004.

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