Montney Family History

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Montney Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Montenay, a habitational name from places in Mayenne and Indre, so named from Latin Montanus.

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

Similar surnames: Montjoy, Montet, Monty, Montroy, Monte, Monge, Fortney, Money, Corney

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Montney Family Origin

Where is the Montney family from?

Montney Family Occupations

What did your Montney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Montney family was House Painter. The most common Montney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Montney's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laboror were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Montney.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laboror

  • House Painter


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

Montney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Montney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Montney 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Montney. 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 463 military records available for the last name Montney. For the veterans among your Montney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Montney Life Expectancy

What is the average Montney lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Montney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Montney in 1963 was 85, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Montney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Montney 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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